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Critical review on PFOA, kidney cancer, and testicular cancer

12 Oct 2021 | J Air Waste Manag Assoc

This paper focuses on the potential risks and methods those risks can be quantified regarding PFOAS and disease.

Concentration profiles of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in major sources to the environment

12 Oct 2021 | J. Environ. Manage.

Precursor biotransformation products are detected in landfill leachates and wastewater-related sources.

Associations between both legacy and alternative per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances and glucose-homeostasis: The Isomers of C8 health project in China

12 Oct 2021 | Environ Int

Legacy and alternative PFASs were positively associated with potential markers for diabetes.

Associations between Novel and Legacy Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in Human Serum and Thyroid Cancer: A Case and Healthy Population in Shandong Province, East China

12 Oct 2021 | Environ Sci Technol

PFAS such as PFNA was found to disrupt normal thyroid function and may be associated with thyroid cancer.

Dietary predictors of prenatal per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances exposure

12 Oct 2021 | J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol

The consumption of animal products may contribute to elevated prenatal PFAS levels.

Exposure to perfluoroalkyl substances in early pregnancy and the risk of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy: A nested case-control study in Guangxi, China

12 Oct 2021 | Chemosphere

PFAS mixtures as well as PFOA and PFOS exposure was associated with an increased risk of developing potentially fatal disorders in mother and child.

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in the atmospheric total suspended particles in Karachi, Pakistan: Profiles, potential sources, and daily intake estimates

12 Oct 2021 | Chemosphere

Data suggested that northwestern Pakistan and western Afghanistan areas were highly associated with the long-range atmospheric transport of PFAS.

Information Requirements under the Essential-Use Concept: PFAS Case Studies

11 Oct 2021 | Environ Sci Technol

An investigation into how much information is available on the types and functions of PFAS in specific uses, how much information is available on alternatives, their performance and hazardous properties, and whether this information is sufficient as a basis for deciding on the essentiality of a PFAS use, was conducted.

Exposure routes, bioaccumulation and toxic effects of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) on plants: A critical review

6 Oct 2021 | Environ Int

PFAS exposure damages plant cell structure and organelle functions.

Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in Street Sweepings

5 Oct 2021 | Environ Sci Technol

In different cities, the dominant PFAS by concentration and frequency of detection varied; however, PFOA and linear PFOS were the two PFAS that were detected the most frequently.

Associations of Maternal Serum Perfluoroalkyl Substances Concentrations with Early Adolescent Bone Mineral Content and Density: The Health Outcomes and Measures of the Environment (HOME) Study

5 Oct 2021 | Environ Health Perspect

Maternal PFAS concentrations during pregnancy may be associated with lower bone mineral accrual and strength in early adolescence.

Perfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Contamination Levels of Pike (Esox lucius L.) and Roach (Rutilus rutilus L.) from Selected Masurian Lakes in Eastern Europe.

5 Oct 2021 | Environ Toxicol Chem

PFAS concentrations differed among commercially relevant fish species from different lakes in Poland.

Nothing lasts forever: understanding microbial biodegradation of polyfluorinated compounds and perfluorinated alkyl substances

5 Oct 2021 | Microb Biotechnol

This review discusses the underlying reasons why microbial degradation of heavily fluorinated compounds is rare.

Perfluoroalkyl substances are linked to incident chronic spontaneous urticaria: A nested case-control study

5 Oct 2021 | Chemosphere

Serum PFASs are associated with an increased risk of incident chronic hives, and PFBA and PFHpA might be the effective compounds.

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