2018: Lake Curlip, (Victoria). Waterfowl PFOS + PFHxS

EPA Victoria – Publication Date 1732 March 2019.

Lake Curlip – Marlo Region

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: 3 Chestnut Teal, 4 Grey Teal, 3 Pacific Black Duck, 2 Pink-Eared Duck. 12 Total Specimens. PFOS + PFHxS: Breast 1.2-8.7ug/kg, Liver 2.0-57ug/kg

above trigger points for investigation in bold