Global list of PFAS Guideline Values

15 Jan 2020

A global compilation of PFAS guideline values for water, soil, and other matrices, as well as total daily intakes and blood health values.

Highly fluorinated chemicals in functional textiles can be replaced by re-evaluating liquid repellency and end-user requirements

15 Jan 2020 | J. Cleaner Prod.

The best non-fluorinated DWRs have water repellency as good as fluorinated polymers in textiles.

Alternatives of perfluoroalkyl acids and hepatitis B virus surface antibody in adults: Isomers of C8 Health Project in China

13 Jan 2020 | Environ. Poll.

High blood serum PFAAs levels were associated with lower hepatitis B virus antibody levels.

Evaluation of the efficiency of selected wastewater treatment processes in removing selected perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs)

7 Jan 2020 | J Environ. Man.

PFAS remediation efficiency was investigated for various types of filtration with downstream biological filtration preforming the worst.

Treatment train approaches for the remediation of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS): A critical review

7 Jan 2020 | J Haz. Mat.

After a review of 150 scientific articles, researchers propose a multistep process to maximize PFAS remediation.

Contamination profiles and risk assessment of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in groundwater in China.

7 Jan 2020 | Environ. Monit. Assess.

PFAS found in all 169 groundwater samples throughout China with the highest average concentration belonging to PFOA.

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

7 Jan 2020 | Chemosphere

Models predict that eating locally grown food and the use of cosmetics may lead to higher exposure of PFAS in Flemish populations.

Concentrations of perfluoroalkyl substances in human milk from Ireland: Implications for adult and nursing infant exposure

30 Dec 2019 | Chemosphere

PFOA, PFOS, PFNA, and PFHxS were detected in Irish human milk with modeled PFOA intake exceeding health guidelines for some adults.

Microbial responses to perfluoroalkyl substances and perfluorooctanesulfonate (PFOS) desulfurization in the Antarctic marine environment

30 Dec 2019 | Water Research

Microbes found to remove the sulfur atom from PFOS in Antarctic marine ecosystems.

[Conference Abstract] Identification of per- and polyfluorinated substances in food contact materials by mass spectrometric profiling

30 Dec 2019 | DTU Orbit

A screening study of food contact materials was found to contain various PFAS, including PFBA, PFPeA, PFHxA, PFHpA, PFDA, and PFOA.

Legacy per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) and alternatives (short-chain analogues, F-53B, GenX and FC-98) in residential soils of China: Present implications of replacing legacy PFASs.

30 Dec 2019 | Environ. Int.

Short-chain PFAS and F-53B were found in higher concentrations than legacy long-chains in soils across China.

Distribution characteristics of trifluoroacetic acid in the environments surrounding fluorochemical production plants in Jinan, China

26 Dec 2019 | Environ. Sci. and Poll. Res.

PFAS pollution around a manufacturing plant was found to most likely negatively impact local aquatic ecosystems.

Pollution Characteristics and Exposure Risk Assessment of Perfluoroalkyl Substances in Road Dust, Chengdu

26 Dec 2019

PFAS was found in dust collected from local Chinese roadways putting children at risk of increased exposure.