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Testing Status of 2,2',4,4'-Tetrabromodiphenyl Ether M980090

 

CASRN: 5436-43-1

Formula: C12-H6-Br4-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • BDE-47
  • Benzene,1,1'-oxybis(2,4-dibromo)-(9CI)
  • DE-47
  • Flame Retardant 2
  • PBDE 47

Known Uses

Flame-retarding additives in polymers used in computers, cars, airplanes & in textiles in public buildings.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Short-Term Toxicity

  • PND 12 to 21 (Gavage)  (C20208)  Completed 
    • Mice: BALB/cByJ; Mice: CB6F1-Tg(HRAS)2Jic [(BALB/cByJTac x C57BL/6JTac)-Tg(HRAS)2Jic F1
    • Dose: FM: 0, 25, 50, 100, OR 200 mg/kg.
  • Special study (Gavage)  (C20208)  Completed 
    • Mice: CB6F1-Tg(HRAS)2Jic [(BALB/cByJTac x C57BL/6JTac)-Tg(HRAS)2Jic F1
  • 5 days (Gavage)  (C98090C)  Report Draft 
    • Rats: Hsd:Sprague Dawley SD
    • Dose: 0, 0.1, 1, 10, 100, or 1000 umol/kg; 6 males/group.
  • GD 6 to PND 21 (Gavage)  (C98090B)  Completed 
    • In Utero-PND22 Exposure to BDE47
    • Rats: Wistar Han
    • Dose: 0, 0.1, 15, or 50 mg/kg; 10 dams/group.

Special Studies

  • Absorption Disposition Metabolism Elimination (Gavage)  (S0921)  Completed 
    • Citation: Sanders JM, Chen LJ, Lebetkin EH, Burka LT. Metabolism and disposition of 2,2',4,4'- tetrabromodiphenyl ether following administration of single or multiple doses to rats and mice. Xenobiotica. 2006 Jan;36(1):103-17.Pubmed Abstract
    • Male and Female Rats: F344/N; Male and Female Mice: B6C3F1
    • Dose: From 0.1 to 1000 umol/kg.
  • C. elegans  (W98090)  Completed 
    • Citation: Behl M, Rice JR, Smith MV, Co CA, Bridge M, Hsieh JH, Freedman JH, Boyd WA. Comparative toxicity of organophosphate flame retardants and polybrominated diphenyl ethers to c. Elegans. Toxicol Sci. 2016 Aug;154(2):241-252Pubmed Abstract
    • C. elegans: N2
    • Dose: Growth:0, 0.1, 0.16, 0.25, 0.40, 0.63, 1, 1.6, 2.5, 4, 6.3, 10uMRepro:0, 0.1, 0.2, 0.4, 0.8, 1.6, 3.2, 6.3, 13, 25, 50, 100uM Feeding:0, 1, 1.6, 2.5, 4.0, 6.3, 10, 16, 25, 40, 63, 100uM.

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (A90466)  Completed 
    •  Negative 

Toxicogenomics

  • 5 days Microarray Analysis (Gavage)  (T98090B)  Assigned 
    • Rats: Hsd:Sprague Dawley SD
    • Dose: 0, 0.1, 1, 10, 100, or 1000 umol/kg; 6 males/group.
  • Microarray Analysis (Gavage)  (T98090)  Completed 
    • In Utero - PND 22 Exposure to BDE-47
    • Rats: Wistar Han