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.

Ionic Liquids: New Emerging Pollutants, Similarities with Perfluorinated Alkyl Substances (PFASs)

20 Nov 2019 | Enviorn. Sci. and Tech.

Researchers call for risk assessments and further studies into ionic liquids which share chemical similarities to PFAS.

Rapid, large-volume, thermally controlled 3D printing using a mobile liquid interface

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.

Aqueous Film-Forming Foams (AFFFs) Are Very Toxic to Aquatic Microcrustaceans

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.

Fluorine Mass Balance and Suspect Screening in Marine Mammals from the Northern Hemisphere

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.

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.