Brominated and organophosphorus flame retardants in South African indoor dust and cat hair

Brits, M; Brandsma, SH; Rohwer, ER; de Vos, J; Weiss, JM; de Boer, J
2019 | Environ. Pollut.

Thyroid disruption properties of three indoor dust chemicals tested in Silurana tropicalis tadpoles

Carlsson, G; Pohl, J; Athanassiadis, I; Norrgren, L; Weiss, J
2019 | J Appl Toxicol | 39 (1248-1256)

Embryotoxicity of ozonated diclofenac, carbamazepine, and oxazepam in zebrafish (Danio rerio).

Pohl, J; Ahrens, L; Carlsson, G; Golovko, O; Norrgren, L; Weiss, J; Örn, S
2019 | Chemosphere | 225 (191-199)

Provningsjämförelse / Proficiency Test 2019-5, Avloppsvatten / Wastewater

2019 | ACES rapport, Department of Environmental Science and Analytical Chemistry, Stockholm University | Report No: 38
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Modelling urban cyclists exposure to black carbon particles using high spatiotemporal data A statistical approach

Krecl, P.; Cipoli Y. A.; Targino A. C.; Toloto M. O.; Segersson, D.; Parra A.; Polezer G.; Godoi R. H. M.; Gidhagen L.
2019 | Sci. Total Environ. (115-125)

Provningsjämförelse / Proficiency Test 2019-4, Jonbalans / Ion Balance

2019 | ACES rapport, Department of Environmental Science and Analytical Chemistry, Stockholm University | Report No: 37
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Release of side-chain fluorinated polymer-containing microplastic fibers from functional textiles during washing and first estimates of perfluoroalkyl acid emissions

Schellenberger, S.; Jonsson, C.; Mellin, P.; Levenstam, O.; Liagkouridis, I.; Ribbenstedt, A.; Hanning, A.-C.; Schultes, L.; Plassmann, M.M.; Persson, C.; Cousins, I.T.; Benskin, J.P.
2019 | Environ. Sci. Technol. | 53 (24) (14329-14338)

Estimating Environmental Hazard and Risks from Perfluorinated and Polyfluorinated Alkyl Substances (PFAS): Outcome of a Focused Topic Meeting

Johnson, M.S.; Cousins, I.T.; Buck, R.C.; Weis, C.
2019 | Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC)

SETAC North America 40th Annual Meeting | November 5, 2019 | Toronto, Canada

Themed issues on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances

Ahrens, L.; Benskin, J.P.; Cousins, I.T.; Crimi, M.; Higgins, C.P.
2019 | Environ. Sci.-Process Impacts | 21 (1797-1802)

Fluorine Mass Balance in Marine Mammals from the Northern Hemisphere – A combination of targeted, total (organo)fluorine, and non-targeted analysis

Kyra M. Spaan; Carmen van Noordenburg; Merle M. Plassmann; Lara Schultes; Susan Shaw; Michelle Berger; Mads Peter Heide-Jørgensen; Aqqalu Rosing-Asvid; Sandra M. Granquist; Rune Dietz; Christian Sonne; Frank Rigét; Anna Roos; Jonathan P. Benskin
2019 | Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC)

Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry | November 4, 2019 | Toronto, Canada

There is increasing evidence that the ~20 routinely monitored per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) account for only a fraction of extractable organofluorine (EOF) occurring in the environment. To assess whether PFAS exposure is being underestimated in marine mammals from the Northern Hemisphere, we performed a fluorine mass balance on liver tissues from 11 different species using a combination of targeted PFAS analysis, EOF and total fluorine determination, and suspect screening. Samples were obtained from the east coast United States (US), west and east coast of Greenland, Iceland, and Sweden from 2000-2017. Of the 36 target PFASs, perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) dominated in all but one Icelandic and three US samples, where the 7:3 fluorotelomer carboxylic acid (7:3 FTCA) was prevalent. This is the first report of 7:3 FTCA in polar bears (~1000 ng/g, ww) and cetaceans (<6-190 ng/g, ww). In 18 out of 25 samples, EOF was not significantly greater than fluorine concentrations derived from sum target PFASs. For the remaining 7 samples (mostly from the US east coast), 30-75% of the EOF was unidentified. Suspect screening revealed an additional 33 PFASs (not included in the targeted analysis) bringing the total to 59 detected PFASs from 12 different classes. Overall, these results highlight the importance of a multi-platform approach for accurately characterizing PFAS exposure in marine mammals.

Priority and emerging micropollutants distribution from coastal to continental slope sediments: A case study of Capbreton Submarine Canyon (North Atlantic Ocean)

Azaroff A; Miossec C; Lanceleur L; Guyoneaud R ; Monperrus M
2019 | Sci. Total Environ.

Sea Spray Aerosol Formation: Laboratory Results on the Role of Air Entrainment, Water Temperature, and Phytoplankton Biomass

Sigurd Christiansen; Matthew E Salter; Elena Gorokhova; Quynh T Nguyen; Merete Bilde
2019 | Environ. Sci. Technol. | 53

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