A mass estimate of perfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS) release from Australian wastewater treatment plants.
Chemosphere. 2018 Oct;208:975-983
Authors: Gallen C, Eaglesham G, Drage D, Nguyen TH, Mueller JF
Perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) have been used in large quantities for a variety of applications in Australian industry and household products. Through the course of their everyday use, PFASs enter the wastewater stream however current treatment processes provide only partial removal of these chemicals from wastewater.
PMID: 30068041 [PubMed – in process]