Thermal Regeneration of Spent Granular Activated Carbon Presents an Opportunity to Break the Forever PFAS Cycle

27 Apr 2021 | Environ Sci Technol

This comprehensive review evaluates the past two decades of research on conventional thermal regeneration of activated carbon and critically analyzes and summarizes the literature on regeneration of PFAS-laden activated carbon.

Atmospheric Fate of a New Polyfluoroalkyl Building Block, CFOCHFCFSCHCHOH

27 Apr 2021 | Environ Sci Technol

The kinetics and degradation pathway of a novel PFAS, FESOH, was investigated.

Life-course exposure to perfluoroalkyl substances in relation to markers of glucose homeostasis in early adulthood

27 Apr 2021 | J Clin Endocrinol Metab

PFOS exposure was associated with decreased insulin sensitivity.

Gestational exposure to perfluoroalkyl substances and congenital heart defects: A nested case-control pilot study

27 Apr 2021 | Environ Int

Gestational exposure to linear PFAS was found to be associated with cardiac deformities.

Perfluorooctane sulfonate decreases the performance of a sequencing batch reactor system and changes the sludge microbial community

27 Apr 2021 | Chemosphere

Sequencing batch reactor wastewater treatment systems were found not to be suitable for PFOS removal, which should be addressed during pretreatment.

Perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) in the Ugandan waters of Lake Victoria: Spatial distribution, catchment release and public exposure risk via municipal water consumption

27 Apr 2021 | Sci Total Environ

PFAS were likely recycled from the industrially contaminated water and into municipal drinking water.

Atmospheric Deposition and Annual Flux of Legacy Perfluoroalkyl Substances and Replacement Perfluoroalkyl Ether Carboxylic Acids in Wilmington, NC, USA

26 Apr 2021 | ES&T L

Particle-bound and gas-phase PFAS that may have undergone long-range transport can be incorporated into raindrops and removed rapidly.

PFAS-Tox Database

21 Apr 2021

The PFAS-Tox Database was developed as a free, online, publicly available tool to explore the health and toxicology research published on 29 PFAS beyond PFOA and PFOS.

A rapid method for the detection and quantification of legacy and emerging per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in bird feathers using UPLC-MS/MS

21 Apr 2021 | J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci

The developed LC-MS/MS method was validated and shown to be a fast, sensitive and reliable method for determining a broad range of legacy and emerging PFAS in feathers.

Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) thwarts the beneficial effects of calorie restriction and Metformin

20 Apr 2021 | Toxicol Sci

PFOS exposure inhibited the beneficial effects of diabetes treatments.

Time trends of perfluoroalkyl substances in blood in 30-year old Norwegian men and women in the period 1986-2007

20 Apr 2021 | Environ Sci Pollut Res Int

Overall blood burdens of PFAS in men and women increased in reproductively active ages during 1986-2001 and decreases until 2007 with long-chain PFAS increasing after 2007.

Exposure to perfluoroalkyl substances through human milk in preterm infants

20 Apr 2021 | Eur J Pediatr

Exposure of preterm infants to PFASs through breast milk feeding might exceed reference values reported for older and healthier infants.

Perfluorooctane sulfonate alternatives and metabolic syndrome in adults: New evidence from the Isomers of C8 Health Project in China

20 Apr 2021 | Environ Pollut

Exposure to Cl-PFESAs was associated with a cluster of conditions that occur together, increasing the risk of heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes.

Lipid responses to environmental perfluoroalkyl substance exposure in a Taiwanese Child cohort

20 Apr 2021 | Environ Pollut

Different lipid patterns were discovered in children exposed to different levels of specific PFASs, such as PFTrDA, PFOS, and PFDA.

Assessing Indoor Dust Interference with Human Nuclear Hormone Receptors in Cell-Based Luciferase Reporter Assays

19 Apr 2021 | Environ Health Perspect

PFAS was found to exhibit hormonal activities in humans from indoor dust.