Distribution of Per-and Poly-fluoroalkyl Substances and Their Precursors in Human Blood

5 Sep 2022 | J. Hazard. Mater.

This study reports for the first time the partitioning of N-MeFOSA and N-EtFOSA in human blood.

A rapid assessment bioaccumulation screening (RABS) study design for emerging per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances in mice exposed to industrially impacted surface water

2 Sep 2022 | Chemosphere

A novel method was developed that can predict the bioaccumulation of PFAS mixture without chemical standards.

Glioma is Associated with Exposure to Legacy and Alternative Per-and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances

30 Aug 2022 | J. Hazard. Mater.

Higher concentrations of certain PFAS in brain tissue were associated with an increased risk of brain cancer.

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances exposure and its influence on the intestinal barrier: An overview on the advances

30 Aug 2022 | Sci Total Environ

This review summarizes current relationships between PFAS exposure and intestinal barrier damage and encourages further study to confirm the adverse effects of PFAS on the gastrointestinal tract.

Association between fish oil supplements use and serum per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS): Results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

29 Aug 2022 | Environ Res

Fish oil supplement consumers did not have increased serum PFAS levels, specifically, but some inverse associations observed between the supplement use and PFOS levels in older adults and females need further study.

Disparities in chemical exposures among pregnant women and neonates by socioeconomic and demographic characteristics: A nontargeted approach

29 Aug 2022 | Environ Res

Participants with higher socioeconomic status tended to have higher PFAS abundances.

Environmentally relevant concentrations of F-53B induce eye development disorders-mediated locomotor behavior in zebrafish larvae

29 Aug 2022 | Chemosphere

F-53B exposure was associated with irregular eye development, leading to vision loss in a human model species.

Raman imaging for the identification of Teflon microplastics and nanoplastics released from non-stick cookware

27 Aug 2022 | Sci. Total Environ.

Scratched non-stick cookware coatings may lead to release of millions of microplastic and nanoplastic particles that may contain Teflon.

Occurrence of Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in Ice Cream, Instant Noodles, and Bubble Tea

23 Aug 2022 | J. Agric. Food Chem.

PFAS was detected at high concentrations in fast foods in China, especially after longer and hotter storage conditions, suggesting that PFAS exposure due to the consumption of bubble tea may be of concern.

Comparative toxicokinetics and toxicity of PFOA and its replacement GenX in the early stages of zebrafish

22 Aug 2022 | Chemosphere

At low levels, PFOA and GenX exhibited the same harmful acute effects on a human model species after accounting for differences in each chemical’s bioconcentration.

Prenatal exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances and childhood adiposity at 7 years of age

21 Aug 2022 | Chemosphere

Prenatal exposure to individual PFAS and mixtures was associated with higher weights in girls and lower weights in boys.

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) Exposure Through Munitions in Russia-Ukraine Conflict

19 Aug 2022 | Integr Environ Assess Manag

Detonation of explosives and munitions, which commonly contain PFAS, increases PFAS deposition both locally and long-range, resulting in aftereffects on human health that may last many years after a war.

Low-temperature mineralization of perfluorocarboxylic acids

18 Aug 2022 | Science

Certain PFAS were found to degrade in relatively simple chemical conditions at lab-scale.

Bioaccumulation and trophic transfer of perfluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS) in marine biota from the Belgian North Sea: Distribution and human health risk implications

16 Aug 2022 | Environ Pollut

Potential human consumption risks were expected for some PFAS-contaminated species such as brown shrimp, plaice, sole, and whiting.

[Scientific Poster] Per-and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances: A Preliminary Evaluation of Groundwater Contamination in the Western States

15 Aug 2022

A map of estimated PFAS groundwater contamination created from groundwater data and geostatistical tools found very few areas in major aquifers where PFAS concentrations are under the new EPA health advisory limits.