Occurrence and risk of chlorinated polyfluoroalkyl ether sulfonic acids (Cl-PFESAs) in seafood from markets in Beijing, China

By Qi Jin, Yali Shi, and Yaqi Cai
Sci. Total Environ.
April 28, 2020
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.138538

In recent years, chlorinated polyfluoroalkyl ether sulfonic acid (Cl-PFESA, trade name: F-53B), one of the alternatives to perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS), has been widely detected in environmental matrices and organisms in China. However, sufficient information regarding its presence in seafood is not available. Therefore, we investigated the levels of Cl-PFESAs and legacy per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) in 276 seafood samples collected from markets in Beijing and assessed the human exposure risks of Cl-PFESAs through seafood intake. C8 Cl-PFESA was the dominant congener with significantly higher concentrations (

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