Prenatal and childhood exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and child executive function and behavioral problems

13 Jul 2021 | Environ Res

PFAS concentrations were correlated with greater behavioral and executive function problems in American children.

Bioaccumulation, Biodistribution, Toxicology and Biomonitoring of Organofluorine Compounds in Aquatic Organisms

13 Jul 2021 | Int J Mol Sci

The potential use of species as bioindicators for biomonitoring studies is discussed and data is summarized regarding the number of monitored PFAS and their total concentration as a function of the investigated species.

The True Cost of PFAS and the Benefits of Acting Now

12 Jul 2021 | Environmental Science & Technology

This review of the true costs of PFAS highlights the need to act now to ensure that exposures are capped at current levels by reducing the production and use of PFAS.

Perfluorooctanoic acid induces liver and serum dyslipidemia in humanized PPARα mice fed an American diet.

9 Jul 2021 | Toxicol Appl Pharmacol

Diet was found to possibly influence PFAS’s liver toxicity.

Hair determination of Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in the Italian population

6 Jul 2021 | Toxicology

The presence and prevalence of PFAS in hair were found to be correlated to geographic location.

PFOS in U.S. Ambient Surface Waters: A Review of Occurrence in Aquatic Environments and Comparison to Global Concentrations

6 Jul 2021 | Environ Toxicol Chem

This review summarizes currently available literature on PFOS occurrence in surface waters across the U.S. and highlights existing data gaps.

Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) and Hormone Levels during the Menopausal Transition

6 Jul 2021 | J Clin Endocrinol Metab

PFAS was found to affect reproductive aging through stimulating follicle hormones and estradiol levels in midlife women during the menopausal transition.

Prospective associations of mid-childhood plasma per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances and pubertal timing

6 Jul 2021 | Environ Int

Higher PFAS plasma concentrations in mid-childhood were associated with the later onset of puberty in girls.

Concentrations of perfluoroalkyl substances in donor breast milk in Southern Spain and their potential determinants

6 Jul 2021 | Int J Hyg Environ Health

Several PFAS, including short-chain compounds, are detected in pooled donor milk samples and may be an important pathway for the PFAS exposure of breastfed infants, including preterm infants in NICUs.

Ship navigation disturbance alters multiphase distribution of perfluoroalkyl acids and increases their ecological risk in waterways

6 Jul 2021 | Sci Total Environ

The present study provides crucial information for simulating the environmental behaviors of PFAAs under the influence of ship navigation and is significant for the integration of inland water transport development and aquatic environmental protection.

Maternal exposure to perfluoroalkyl chemicals and anogenital distance in the offspring: a Faroese cohort study

6 Jul 2021 | Reprod Toxicol

Elevated maternal exposure to major PFAS was significantly associated with a longer anogenital distance in boys.

Developmental Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) Exposure as a Potential Risk Factor for Late-Onset Alzheimer's Disease in CD-1 Mice and SH-SY5Y Cells

5 Jul 2021 | Neurotoxicology

Mice exposed to PFOS were found to be more likely to develop late-onset Alzheimer's disease.

Finding essentiality feasible: common questions and misinterpretations concerning the "essential-use" concept

5 Jul 2021 | Environ Sci Process Impacts

Common questions and misinterpretations regarding the practical application of the essential-use concept are reviewed, and answers and further clarifications are provided.

Mixture effects of prenatal exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances and polybrominated diphenyl ethers on maternal and newborn telomere length.

30 Jun 2021 | Environ Health

PFAS and PBDEs may be positively associated with newborn telomere length which can be associated with developmental issues.

[Book Chapter] Fluorine Free Foams

29 Jun 2021 | CRC Press

The objectives are to assist with transitioning to F3 foams by providing a summary of the properties and extinguishment accreditations achieved by multiple F3 foams and outline pragmatic approaches to adopting safer fire extinguishment systems based on F3 foams.