2018: Jones Bay, Bairnsdale (Victoria). Waterfowl PFOS + PFHxS

Jones Bay, Bairnsdale

PFAS in Victorian waterfowl

Investigation of the presence of PFAS in 19 wetlands in Victoria

EPA Victoria Publication 1734 March 2019

Table 6 (below) – Summary of exceedances of trigger points for investigation in waterfowl, the number of specimens per species for composite samples and the range of PFOS + PFHxS concentrations in breast and liver.

Waterfowl Tested: 4 Chestnut Teal, 4 Grey Teal, 2 Pacific Black Duck. 10 Total Specimens. PFOS + PFHxS: Breast 1.3-2.3ug/kg, Liver 26-34ug/kg

above trigger points for investigation in bold