Search for dissertations about: "PFOA"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the word PFOA.

  1. 1. Comparative avian developmental toxicity of PFAAs

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Marcus Nordén; Örebro universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; chicken; herring gull; cormorant; PFAA; PFOS; PFOA; toxicity; levels; Biology; Biologi;

    Abstract : Perfluoroalkyl acids (PFAAs) are persistent organic pollutants that can commonly be found in environmental matrixes and wildlife from all over the globe. The PFAAs have been used in applications such as water and dirt repelling treatments for textiles, oil-resistant paper coatings and fire-fighting foams. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mass balance of perfluoroalkyl acids in the Baltic Sea

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Applied Environmental Science (ITM), Stockholm University

    Author : Marko Filipovic; Stockholms universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; PFOA; PFOS; mass balance; Baltic Sea; PFOA; PFOS; massbalans; Östersjön; Environmental Chemistry; miljökemi;

    Abstract : Perfluoroalkyl acids (PFAAs) are man-made chemicals. Their unique properties make them beneficial for a wide range of industrial and consumer applications, such as constituents in fire fighting foams, hydraulic oils and food packaging materials. READ MORE

  3. 3. Brominated flame retardants and perfluoroalkyl acids in Swedish indoor microenvironments Implications for human exposure

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Applied Environmental Science (ITM), Stockholm University

    Author : Justina Björklund; Stockholms universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; PBDEs; HBCD; PFOS; PFOA; indoor air; indoor dust; breast milk; human exposure; emission; Applied Environmental Science; tillämpad miljövetenskap;

    Abstract : Humans are exposed to persistent organic pollutants (POPs) such as brominated flame retardants (BFRs, specifically polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) and hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD)) and perfluoroalkyl acids (PFAAs, specifically perfluoroalkane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA)). They are used in consumer products found in cars, offices, homes and day care centers. READ MORE

  4. 4. Radiosynthesis of Perfluoroalkyl Substances Chemical analysis, uptake, distribution, and partitioning studies

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Materials and Environmental Chemistry (MMK), Stockholm University

    Author : Maria Sundström; Stockholms universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; PFOS; PFOA; PFBS; Environmental Chemistry; miljökemi;

    Abstract : Perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) are widely utilized manmade chemicals. Their properties have made them highly appreciated in a variety of industrial and consumer product applications, including fire-fighting foams, hydraulic fluids, as well as in cookware and food contact papers. READ MORE

  5. 5. Analysis and human levels of persistent perfluorinated chemicals

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Anna Kärrman; Örebro universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; PFOS; PFOA; SPE; LC-MS; human exposure; NATURAL SCIENCES Chemistry; NATURVETENSKAP Kemi; Chemistry; Kemi;

    Abstract : An extensive use of perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) in the last 50 years has resulted in a worldwide spread of these persistent chemicals. Human populations are subjected to a large number of PFCs in ways that are not yet fully explained. READ MORE