Perfluorooctanesulfonate and perfluorooctanoate exacerbate airway inflammation in asthmatic mice and in vitro
23 Feb 2021 | Sci Total Environ
PFAS exposure decreased mice’s ability to regulate inflammation in their respiratory organs.
Evaluation of published bioconcentration factor (BCF) and bioaccumulation factor (BAF) data for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances across aquatic species
23 Feb 2021 | Environ Toxicol Chem
In general, carbonyl and sulfonyl PFAS classes are relatively data-rich while phosphate, fluorotelomer, and ether PFAS classes are data-limited for fish and nonexistent for most other taxonomic classes.
22 Feb 2021 | Environ Health Perspect
In this commentary, we present the rationale adopted by the State of California's DTSC for regulating PFAS as a class in certain consumer products.
17 Feb 2021 | Sci. Total Environ.
A compilation of information from livestock and game species as a source of PFAS exposure to humans and discusses toxicokinetics and health effects in animals.
17 Feb 2021 | Int J Environ Res Public Health
PFOS, PFHxS, PFHpS, and PFDA were found in the general public and electronic repair workers.
16 Feb 2021 | Environ. Chem. Lett.
PFHpA was successfully degraded using electron beam irradiation leading researchers to believe that it may be a promising technique against other short-chain PFAS.
Exposure to perfluoroalkyl substances in early pregnancy and risk of sporadic first trimester miscarriage
16 Feb 2021 | Sci Rep
Unknown mechanisms contribute to PFOA exposure and miscarriage during the second half of the first trimester.
16 Feb 2021 | J Appl Toxicol
PFOA was found to inhibit the function of neurons potentially leading to neurodegenerative diseases.
Uptake and translocation of perfluoroalkyl acids by hydroponically grown lettuce and spinach exposed to spiked solution and treated wastewaters
16 Feb 2021 | Sci Total Environ
Significant associations exist between PFAS exposure and individual components of Metabolic syndrome, mainly elevated blood pressure and fat in the blood.
The Price of Really Clean Water: Combining Nanofiltration with Granular Activated Carbon and Anion Exchange Resins for the Removal of Per- And Polyfluoralkyl Substances (PFASs) in Drinking Water Production
15 Feb 2021 | ACS ES&T Water
An analysis of nanofiltration for PFAS removal during drinking water treatment as well as the mechanistic and economic aspects of nanofiltration treatment and the management of the resulting concentrate.
Poly- and perfluorinated substances in environmental water from the Hartbeespoort and Roodeplaat Dams, South Africa
15 Feb 2021 | Water SA
PFAS concentrations in the present study are comparable to those reported in other parts of South Africa, and also Ghana, higher than the concentrations reported in Uganda, Singapore, and Vietnam, and lower than those in Germany, Japan, and China.
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in surface water, gas and particle in open ocean and coastal environment
9 Feb 2021 | Chemosphere
Regional comparison of air/water properties of PFAS in the oceanic environment indicated potential partitioning of ionic PFAS between surface seawater and oceanic air.
Prenatal exposure to poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and neurobehavior in US children through 8 years of age: the HOME Study
9 Feb 2021 | Environ Res
Prenatal PFOS and PFNA were consistently associated with ADHD across two validated assessment instruments.
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in serum and associations with food consumption and use of personal care products in the Norwegian biomonitoring study from the EU project EuroMix
9 Feb 2021 | Environ Res
The participants in the EuroMix study were exposed to PFASs through their diet and personal care product use.
9 Feb 2021 | Environ Int
n-PFOA and PFHxS were positively associated with endocrine disruption in postmenopausal women, particularly among the overweight.