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Perfluorooctanoic acid and environmental risks
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).
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.
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