Using the concept of essential use to manage PMT/VPvM substances in consumer products: A case study for cosmetics

van Dijk, J.; Figuière, R.; Dekker, S.; van Wezel, A.; Cousins, I.T.
2022 | Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC)

SETAC Europe 32nd Annual Meeting | May 18, 2022 | Copenhagen

ZeroPM – Alternatives Assessment

Cousins, I.T.; Figuière, R.; Miaz, L.; Savvidou, E.; Peters, G.; Suffill, E.; White, M.; Pahl, S.; Arp, H.P.; Hale, S.
2022 | Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC)

SETAC Europe 32nd Annual Meeting | May 18, 2022 | Copenhagen

ZeroPM – Zero Pollution of Persistent, Mobile Substances

Arp, H.P.; Allan, I.J.; Stasinakis, A.; Cousins, I.T.; Escher, S.; Goldenman, G.; Gouin, T.; Hahn, S.; Bitsch, A.; Hamers, T.; Kalantzi, O.-J.; Lennquist, A.; Muro, M.; Pahl, S.; Peters, G.; Riegel, M.; Scheurer, M.; Schliebner, I.; Schymanski, E.; van Bavel, B.; van Duursen, M.; Wang, Z.; Hale, S.
2022 | Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC)

SETAC Europe 32nd Annual Meeting | May 18, 2022 | Copenhagen

Information requirements under the essential-use concept: PFAS case studies

Glüge, J.; London, R.; Cousins, I.T.; DeWitt, J.C.; Goldenman, G.; Herzke, D.; Lohmann, R.; Miller, M.; Ng, C.A.; Patton, S.; Trier, X.; Vierke, L.; Wang, Z.; Scheringer, M.
2022 | Environ. Sci. Technol. | 56 (10) (6232-6242)

Emerging Contaminants: Fluorinated Alternatives to Existing PFAS

Ruan, T.; Field, J.; Cousins, I.T.; Lohmann, R.; Jiang, G.
2022 | Environ. Sci. Technol. | 56 (10) (6001-6003)

A proof-of-concept study on potential per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance emissions from relevant recycling processes of lithium-ion batteries

Rensmo, A.; Savvidou, E.; Hu, X.; Zackrisson, M.; Cousins, I.T.; Benskin, J.; Schellenberger, S.
2022 | Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC)

SETAC Europe 32nd Annual Meeting | May 16, 2022 | Copenhagen

Removal of 293 organic compounds in 15 WWTPs studied with non-targeted suspect screening

Michael S. McLachlan; Zhe Li; Lisa Jonsson; Sarit Kaserzon; Jake W. O'Brien; Jochen F. Mueller
2022 | Environ. Sci. Water Res. Technol. | 8 (1423-1433)

PFAS in firefighting foam: transport, fate and human exposure

2022 | SU

PIC2022 – 17th International Congress on Combustion By-Products and Their Health Effects | May 10, 2022 | University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK.

Response to comment on “Outside the safe operating space of the planetary boundary for novel entities”.

Persson, L.; Carney Almroth, B.; Collins, C.; Cornell, S.E.; de Wit, C.A.; Diamond, M.L.; Fantke, P.; Hassellöv, M.; MacLeod, M.; Ryberg, M.; Søgaard Jørgensen, P.; Villarrubia-Gómez, P.; Wang, Z.; Hauschild, M.Z.
2022 | Environ. Sci. Technol. | 56 (6788)

Contribution of wood burning to exposures of PAHs and oxy-PAHs in Eastern Sweden

Lim, H.; Silvergren, S.; Spinicci, S.; Mashayekhy, F.; Nilsson, U.; Westerholm, R.; Johansson, C.
2022 | Atmos. Chem. Phys.

Photochemical Degradation of Dimethylmercury in Natural Waters

West, J.; Gindorf, S.; Jonsson, S.
2022 | Environ. Sci. Technol. | 56 (9) (5920-5928)

Photochemical demethylation of dimethylmercury (DMHg) could potentially be an important source of monomethylmercury (MMHg) in sunlit water. Whether or not DMHg is photochemically degraded when dissolved in water is, however, debated. While an early study suggested DMHg dissolved in natural waters to readily degrade, later work claimed DMHg to be stable in seawater under natural sunlight and that early observations may be due to experimental artifacts. Here, we present experimental data showing that DMHg is readily degraded by photochemical processes in different natural waters (including water from a DOC-rich stream, the Baltic Sea, and the Arctic Ocean) as well as in artificial seawater and purified water. For most of the waters, the degradation rate constant (kd) for DMHg measured in indoor experiments exceeded, or was close to, the kd observed for MMHg. Outdoor incubations of DMHg in purified water and Arctic Ocean surface water further confirmed that DMHg is photochemically degraded under natural sunlight. Our study shows that DMHg is photochemically degraded in a range of natural waters and that this process may be a source of MMHg in sunlit waters where the supply or formation of DMHg is sufficient.

Provningsjämförelse / Proficiency Test 2022-1, Suspenderat material och slam / Suspended solids and sludge

2022 | ACES rapport, Department of Environmental Science and Analytical Chemistry, Stockholm University | Report No: 50

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