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Main Title Perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) : contaminants of concern /
Author Cheremisinoff, Nicholas P.
Publisher Hoboken, NJ ; Wiley,
Year Published 2017
Stock Number 974549
OCLC Number 959806921
ISBN 9781119363538; 1119363535
Subjects Perfluorinated chemicals. ; Perfluorinated chemicals--Environmental aspects. ; Organofluorine compounds. ; Organofluorine compounds--Environmental aspects. ; Fluoropolymers. ; Polyfluorenes. ; Fluorocarbon Polymers--toxicity. ; Fluorine Compounds--toxicity. ; Environmental Pollutants--toxicity. ; Environmental Pollution. ; BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Infrastructure. ; SOCIAL SCIENCE--General.
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EJAM  QD412.F1C475 2017 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 06/27/2017 STATUS
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Collation xxiv, 239 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Machine generated contents note: 1. What Fluoropolymers Are -- 1.1. Introduction -- 1.2. Evolution of Fluoropolymers and the Markets -- 1.3. PFAS Compounds -- 1.3.1. General Description -- 1.3.2. How They Are Made -- 1.3.3. The Proliferation of PFAS -- 1.4. Terminology -- References -- 2. Definitions, Uses, and Evolution of PFCs -- 2.1. Perfluorinated Chemicals (PFCs) Of Interest -- 2.2. The PFC Family -- 2.3. PFOS -- 2.4. PFOA -- 2.5. Fluorotelomers -- References -- 3. Fire Fighting Foams -- 3.1. What AFFFs Are -- 3.2. Environmental Impacts -- References -- 4. Health Risk Studies -- 4.1. General -- 4.2. PFOA -- 4.3. PFOS -- 4.4. EFSA -- EU Food and Safety Authority Findings -- References -- 5. Overview of the Environmental Concerns -- 5.1. Where It All Began -- 5.2. Emerging Contaminants of Concern -- 5.3. PFOS -- 5.4. PFOA -- References -- 6. The Supply Chain and Pathways to Contamination -- 6.1. Losses Along the Supply Chain and End of Life -- 6.2. Consumer Articles. Note continued: 6.3. Consumer Exposure to PFOS And PFOA -- References -- 7. Standards, Advisories, and Restrictions -- 7.1. Extent of Groundwater Contamination in the United States -- 7.2. The U.S. Water Quality Standards -- 7.3. Remedial Guidelines -- 7.4. Standards in Other Countries -- 7.4.1. United Kingdom -- 7.4.2. Canada -- 7.4.3. Germany -- 7.4.4. Norway -- 7.4.5. European Union (EU) -- 7.4.6. OECD -- 7.4.7. Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) -- 7.4.8. United Nation's Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) -- References -- 8. Overview of Water Treatment Technology Options -- 8.1. Technology Options -- 8.2. Case Studies, Literature, and Technologies -- Reference -- 9. Adsorption Technology -- 9.1. Overview -- 9.2. Activated Carbon and Other Carbonaceous Adsorbents -- 9.3. Zeolites -- 9.4. Polymeric Adsorbents -- 9.5. Oxidic Adsorbents -- 9.6. Adsorption Theory Basics and Isotherms -- 9.7. Adsorption of PFOA -- 9.8. Hardware and Operational Considerations. Note continued: 9.9. Backwashing -- 9.10. Permitting -- 9.11. Spent Carbon Management -- 9.12. Recommended References -- References -- 10. Case Studies -- 10.1. PFOA in Southern New Hampshire -- 10.2. Former Wurtsmith Air Force Base -- 10.3. Dupont Washington Works in West Virginia -- 10.4. PFC Contamination in Minnesota -- References.