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- Scott, Kristin, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Environmental research 2019 v.176 pp. 108540
- air; cohort studies; drinking water; drug therapy; dust; exposure assessment; groundwater; humans; hyperthyroidism; hypothyroidism; men; perfluorohexane sulfonic acid; perfluorooctane sulfonic acid; risk; water pollution; water utilities; women; Sweden
- ... Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are extremely persistent manmade substances. Apart from exposure through food and indoor air and dust, humans can be exposed through drinking water if the surface or groundwater is contaminated. In 2013 very high levels of PFOS and PFHxS were found in the drinking water from one of the two waterworks supplying the municipality of Ronneby, Sweden.A cohort ...