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Perfluorooctanoic acid and perfluorooctane sulfonate co-exposure induced changes of metabolites and defense pathways in lettuce leaves

12 Nov 2019 | Environ. Poll.

Lettuce's ability to turn sunshine into food was reduced when exposed to PFOS and PFOA.

Perfluorinated substances in the Flemish population (Belgium): Levels and determinants of variability in exposure

12 Nov 2019 | Chemosphere

Consumption of locally grown food was associated with higher PFAS blood levels in Flemish populations.

Uptake and translocation of perfluoroalkyl acids (PFAA) in red chicory (Cichorium intybus L.) under various treatments with pre-contaminated soil and irrigation water

12 Nov 2019 | Sci. of The Total Environ.

In common garden vegetables, PFAS chain-length strongly correlated to accumulation in roots or shoots.

Levels, Patterns, and Biomagnification Potential of Perfluoroalkyl Substances in a Terrestrial Food Chain in a Nordic Skiing Area

12 Nov 2019 | Environ. Science & Tech.

PFAS-containing ski waxes found to be a significant contributor to contamination in soil and terrestrial organisms.

Occurrence and source apportionment of perfluoroalkyl acids (PFAAs) in the atmosphere in China

12 Nov 2019 | Atmos. Chem. and Phy.

In a nationwide geographical study researchers found seasonal trends in PFAS concentrations, especially in summer months centering around the Henan province.

Distribution of perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) in aquatic plant-based systems: From soil adsorption and plant uptake to effects on microbial community

12 Nov 2019 | Environ. Poll.

Short-chain PFAS found to travel throughout common wetland plants while long-chain accumulated in roots, both disturbing microbial communities.

Perfluoroalkyl Substances in Drinking Water, Indoor Air and Dust from Ireland: Implications for Human Exposure

11 Nov 2019 | Environ. Sci. & Tech.

PFAS was detected in the air inside cars, school classrooms, and drinking water.

Exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in association with autism spectrum disorder: a case-control study

11 Nov 2019 | Environ. Epi.

In utero exposure or a child’s early life, exposure to PFAS might increase the risk of Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Half-lives of PFOA, PFPeS, PFHxS, PFHpS and PFOS after end of exposure to contaminated drinking water

11 Nov 2019 | Environ. Epi.

Carbon length found to affect the half-life of various PFAS in humans.

Perfluorooctanoic acid alters progesterone activity in human endometrial cells and induces reproductive alterations in young women

7 Nov 2019 | Chemsphere

PFAS found to cause irregular reproductive development in exposed young women.

Elucidation of contamination sources for poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) on Svalbard (Norwegian Arctic)

7 Nov 2019 | Environ Sci Pollut Res Int.

Firefighting-training sites and landfill locations were identified as primary PFAS sources for Svalbard arctic settlements.

Biomonitoring of emerging contaminants, perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), in New Jersey adults in 2016–2018

5 Nov 2019 | Intern.Journal of Hygi. and Environ. Health

New Jersey adults had higher PFOA, PFNA, and PFHxS levels compared to other U.S. adults, on average.

Treatment of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in landfill leachate: status, chemistry and prospects

31 Oct 2019 | Envir. Sci.: Water Research & Tech.

A comprehensive review of PFAS in municipal landfills due to the massive uses of PFAS in everyday consumer products

Removal of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) from tap water using heterogeneously catalyzed ozonation

31 Oct 2019 | Envir. Sci.: Water Research & Tech

A new method of removing PFAS from contaminated drinking water was explored.

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