2010/11 – Yass (New South Wales) – PFPeA, PFHxA, PFOA, PFBS, PFHxS, PFOS

Concentrations of PFOS, PFOA and other perfluorinated alkyl acids in Australian drinking water

Jack Thompson a,⇑, Geoff Eaglesham b, Jochen Mueller a The University of Queensland, National Research Center for Environmental Toxicology (Entox) 39 Kessels Rd., Coopers Plains, QLD. 4108, Australia b Queensland Health and Forensic Scientific Services (QHFSS), Organics Section 39 Kessels Rd., Coopers Plains, QLD. 4108, Australia

2010: Yass: New South Wales

PFPeA: 4.23ng/L

PFHxA: 0.93ng/L

PFOA: 2.29ng/L

PFBS: 0.72ng/L

PFHxS: 3.34ng/L

PFOS: 2.95ng/L

2011 Yass – New South Wales

Two samples from regional NSW, Gundagai and Yass also had relatively high concentrations with ∑PFAAs around 12 ngL-1.

p31: Health Stream WATER QUALITY RESEARCH AUSTRALIA September 2011