EPA Science Inventory

Perfluorooctanoic acid and environmental risks

Citation:

LAU, C. S. AND J. SEED. Perfluorooctanoic acid and environmental risks. Chapter P, Yearbook of Science and Technology. McGraw-Hill Companies, New York, NY, , 176-178, (2007).

Description:

Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) is a member of the perfluoroalkyl acids (PFAA) family of chemicals, which consist of a carbon backbone typically four to fourteen carbons in length and a charged functional moiety.

Purpose/Objective:

Yearbook entry

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Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (BOOK CHAPTER)
Completion Date: 06/01/2007
Record Last Revised: 11/13/2007
Record Created: 07/18/2006
Record Released: 07/18/2006
OMB Category: Other
Record ID: 156232

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS RESEARCH LAB

REPRODUCTIVE TOXICOLOGY DIVISION

DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY BRANCH