Inflammatory bowel disease and biomarkers of gut inflammation and permeability in a community with high exposure to perfluoroalkyl substances through drinking water.
25 Nov 2019 | Environ. Res.
PFAS exposure from 1985-1994 thought to be linked with a high risk of Crohn's disease.
Release of side-chain fluorinated polymer-containing microplastic fibers from functional textiles during washing and first estimates of perfluoroalkyl acid emissions
24 Nov 2019 | Environ Sci Technol.
PFAS in textiles was confirmed to be released into the environment as waste, after cycling in washing machines.
[Monitoring Data] Evaluation of Kentucky Community Drinking Water for Per- and Poly-Fluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS)
22 Nov 2019
Monitoring data from sampling 74 public water systems for eight PFAS compounds in the state of Kentucky.
20 Nov 2019 | Enviorn. Sci. and Tech.
Researchers call for risk assessments and further studies into ionic liquids which share chemical similarities to PFAS.
19 Nov 2019 | Science
PFAS is used to decrease surface tension and enhance the efficiency of 3D printing.
Perfluoroalkyl substances, airways infections, allergy and asthma related health outcomes – implications of gender, exposure period and study design
18 Nov 2019 | Envir. Inter.
PFAS was associated with an increased risk of lower respiratory tract infections.
18 Nov 2019 | Water, Air, & Soil Pollution
Seven brands of fire fighting foams were found to be toxic to organisms on the lowest levels of freshwater food chains.
18 Nov 2019 | ChemRxiv
In a screening of artic animals, 7:3 FTCA was reported in polar bears and cetaceans.
Multiple pathways of human exposure to poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs): From external exposure to human blood
18 Nov 2019 | Environ Int.
Dietary exposure from ingestion of food and drinks was, in general, the predominant exposure pathway, followed by exposure from ingestion of house dust, inhalation of indoor air, and dermal absorption.
High-content screening in zebrafish identifies perfluorooctanesulfonamide as a potent developmental toxicant.
18 Nov 2019 | Environ. Pollut.
Early exposure to PFAS linked to developmental abnormalities in a human model species.
Distribution of novel and legacy per-/polyfluoroalkyl substances in serum and its associations with two glycemic biomarkers among Chinese adult men and women with normal blood glucose levels.
18 Nov 2019 | Environ Int
6:2 Cl-PFAES was found throughout a Chinese population and was significantly correlated with age.
Tissue distribution of 14C-labelled perfluorooctanoic acid in adult mice after 1-5 days of dietary exposure to an experimental dose or a lower dose that resulted in blood levels similar to those detected in exposed humans
17 Nov 2019 | Chemosphere
After leaving the bloodstream, PFOA was found to contaminate 19 different tissues with the highest levels in the liver, lung, and kidney.
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.