Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-13.4
Hazardous Chemicals – Contamination of Breast Milk and Environment

SECTION 23-13.4-5

§ 23-13.4-5. Review of "decaBDE" Study.

By February 28, 2007, the department of health shall submit to the general assembly a report that reviews the department of environmental management's decaBDE study. In addition to a review of any public health implications the department of health believes would result from exposure to decaBDE, it shall also comment on the following:

(1) The known exposure pathways for humans to decaBDE;

(2) What scientific evidence exists to demonstrate that decaBDE breaks down into other chemicals that could pose public health concerns; and

(3) What research and analysis exists on the potential human health effects of flame retardants that could be used as alternative to decaBDE.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2006, ch. 591, § 1; P.L. 2008, ch. 475, § 45.)