Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of brominate.
  • adj. Treated or reacted with bromine or hydrobromic acid.
  • adj. Formally derived from another compound by the replacement of one or more atoms of hydrogen with bromine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In chem., treated or combined with bromine.

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Examples

  • Levels of POPs in both regions can be expected to decline toward 2020 due to increasing international regulation, although other POPs such as brominated flame retardants could become a growing problem [2].

    Future climate change vulnerability assessments in the Arctic

  • POPs now in use, such as brominated flame retardants, are accumulating in polar ecosystems [590], and are not yet included in the POPs convention.

    Global Environment Outlook (GEO-4)~ Chapter 6

  • EPA to identify and restrict the most toxic chemicals that build up in our food chain and in our bodies, such as brominated flame retardants.

    Media Newswire

  • Of particular concern is the effect on marine wildlife of persistent organic pollutants (POPs), especially those chemicals not yet regulated under the 2001 Stockholm Convention, such as brominated flame retardants.

    Booman Tribune

  • It's free of harmful toxins such as brominated flame retardants (BFRs) and polyvinyl chloride (PVC). iMac is so energy efficient, it meets ENERGY STAR 5.0 requirements and has earned the EPEAT Gold rating.

    Small Dog Electronics - All Specials

  • Their inclusion can improve the rolling resistance of tyres and reduce weight to aid in the reduction of carbon dioxide emissions, dissipate static in packaging to protect electronic components, or provide alternatives to banned substances such as brominated flame retardants.

    Newswire Today - Free Newswire - Press Releases Distribution

  • Many toxic chemicals are still used in plastics and electronic equipment, such as brominated flame retardants.

    New Scientist - Earth

  • "Earlier this year, HP postponed its 2007 commitment to phase out dangerous substances such as brominated flame retardants (BFRs) and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plastic from its computer products (excluding their server and printer lines) from 2009 to 2011," said Greenpeace in a statement.

    PC Advisor News

  • Specifically, the new nano, new touch, and new classic are made with arsenic-free glass and they lack a host of other toxic materials such as brominated flame retardants, mercury, and PVC.

    MacUser

  • It's free of harmful toxins such as brominated flame retardants (

    Small Dog Electronics - All Specials

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