Polyfluorinated compounds: past, present, and future.

  title={Polyfluorinated compounds: past, present, and future.},
  author={Andrew B. Lindstrom and Mark J. Strynar and E. Laurence Libelo},
  journal={Environmental science \& technology},
  volume={45 19},
Interest and concern about polyfluorinated compounds (PFCs), such as perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS), perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), and an increasing number of other related compounds is growing as more is learned about these ubiquitous anthropogenic substances. Many of these compounds can be toxic, and they are regularly found in the blood of animals and humans worldwide. A great deal of research has been conducted in this area, but a surprising amount remains unknown about their… 

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