Characterization of ‘hidden’ dioxins from informal e-waste processing

, Characterization of ‘hidden’ dioxins from informal e-waste processing, TheCircularEconomy.com

The composition of mixed brominated/chlorinated dibenzofurans (PXDFs) and diphenyl ethers in soils from an e-waste site in Ghana suggests a formation of PXDFs through condensation of the flame retardant PBDEs and subsequent bromine-to-chlorine exchange.

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