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Coupled production and emission of short chain perfluoroalkyl acids from a fast developing fluorochemical industry: evidence from yearly and seasonal monitoring in Daling River Basin, China

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Coupled production and emission of short chain perfluoroalkyl acids from a fast developing fluorochemical industry : evidence from yearly and seasonal monitoring in Daling River Basin, China . / Wang, Pei; Lu, Yonglong; Wang, Tieyu; Zhu, Zhaoyun; Li, Qifeng; Meng, Jing; Su, Hongqiao; Johnson, Andrew C.; Sweetman, Andrew James.

In: Environmental Pollution, Vol. 218, 11.2016, p. 1234-1244.

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Wang, Pei ; Lu, Yonglong ; Wang, Tieyu ; Zhu, Zhaoyun ; Li, Qifeng ; Meng, Jing ; Su, Hongqiao ; Johnson, Andrew C. ; Sweetman, Andrew James. / Coupled production and emission of short chain perfluoroalkyl acids from a fast developing fluorochemical industry : evidence from yearly and seasonal monitoring in Daling River Basin, China . In: Environmental Pollution. 2016 ; Vol. 218. pp. 1234-1244.

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@article{0a35f8be919444579a0d1038d14610b0,
title = "Coupled production and emission of short chain perfluoroalkyl acids from a fast developing fluorochemical industry: evidence from yearly and seasonal monitoring in Daling River Basin, China ",
abstract = "Short chain perfluoroalkyl acids (PFAAs) have been developed since 2002 by the major manufacturers to replace the conventional C8 and higher homologues, with much of the world production shifted to China in recent years. In this study, we conducted a continuous monitoring program over the period 2011–2014 with seasonal monitoring in 2013 for PFAAs emitted from two rapidly developing fluorochemical industry parks located in the Daling River Basin, Northern China. The trend of PFAA contamination was identified, dominated by perfluorobutane sulfonic acid (PFBS), perfluorobutanoic acid (PFBA) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), with the maximum concentrations of 3.78 μg/L, 3.70 μg/L, and 1.95 μg/L, respectively. Seasonal monitoring uncovered the occasional emission of perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS). Construction trends of new facilities and associated manufacturing capacity of the main products were also analyzed to assess correlations with PFAA emissions. An assessment of the data over the period 2011–2014 found a positive correlation with fluorocarbon alcohol (FCA) production and emission of PFAAs. Groundwater and tap water around the main source indicated that the dominant PFAAs had different diffusion behaviors. PFBS levels were higher in surface water, while PFBA was dominant in groundwater and tap water, with PFOA levels being higher in downstream groundwater. Considering the continuous expansion and development of fluorochemical industry in the Daling River Basin, this study will provide abundant information on the effectiveness of risk assessment and management.",
keywords = "Yearly trend, Seasonal trend, PFBS, PFBA, PFOA, PFAA production",
author = "Pei Wang and Yonglong Lu and Tieyu Wang and Zhaoyun Zhu and Qifeng Li and Jing Meng and Hongqiao Su and Johnson, {Andrew C.} and Sweetman, {Andrew James}",
note = "This is the author{\textquoteright}s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Environmental Pollution. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Environmental Pollution, 218, 2016 DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2016.08.079",
year = "2016",
month = nov,
doi = "10.1016/j.envpol.2016.08.079",
language = "English",
volume = "218",
pages = "1234--1244",
journal = "Environmental Pollution",
issn = "0269-7491",
publisher = "Elsevier Ltd",

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Coupled production and emission of short chain perfluoroalkyl acids from a fast developing fluorochemical industry

T2 - evidence from yearly and seasonal monitoring in Daling River Basin, China

AU - Wang, Pei

AU - Lu, Yonglong

AU - Wang, Tieyu

AU - Zhu, Zhaoyun

AU - Li, Qifeng

AU - Meng, Jing

AU - Su, Hongqiao

AU - Johnson, Andrew C.

AU - Sweetman, Andrew James

N1 - This is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Environmental Pollution. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Environmental Pollution, 218, 2016 DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2016.08.079

PY - 2016/11

Y1 - 2016/11

N2 - Short chain perfluoroalkyl acids (PFAAs) have been developed since 2002 by the major manufacturers to replace the conventional C8 and higher homologues, with much of the world production shifted to China in recent years. In this study, we conducted a continuous monitoring program over the period 2011–2014 with seasonal monitoring in 2013 for PFAAs emitted from two rapidly developing fluorochemical industry parks located in the Daling River Basin, Northern China. The trend of PFAA contamination was identified, dominated by perfluorobutane sulfonic acid (PFBS), perfluorobutanoic acid (PFBA) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), with the maximum concentrations of 3.78 μg/L, 3.70 μg/L, and 1.95 μg/L, respectively. Seasonal monitoring uncovered the occasional emission of perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS). Construction trends of new facilities and associated manufacturing capacity of the main products were also analyzed to assess correlations with PFAA emissions. An assessment of the data over the period 2011–2014 found a positive correlation with fluorocarbon alcohol (FCA) production and emission of PFAAs. Groundwater and tap water around the main source indicated that the dominant PFAAs had different diffusion behaviors. PFBS levels were higher in surface water, while PFBA was dominant in groundwater and tap water, with PFOA levels being higher in downstream groundwater. Considering the continuous expansion and development of fluorochemical industry in the Daling River Basin, this study will provide abundant information on the effectiveness of risk assessment and management.

AB - Short chain perfluoroalkyl acids (PFAAs) have been developed since 2002 by the major manufacturers to replace the conventional C8 and higher homologues, with much of the world production shifted to China in recent years. In this study, we conducted a continuous monitoring program over the period 2011–2014 with seasonal monitoring in 2013 for PFAAs emitted from two rapidly developing fluorochemical industry parks located in the Daling River Basin, Northern China. The trend of PFAA contamination was identified, dominated by perfluorobutane sulfonic acid (PFBS), perfluorobutanoic acid (PFBA) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), with the maximum concentrations of 3.78 μg/L, 3.70 μg/L, and 1.95 μg/L, respectively. Seasonal monitoring uncovered the occasional emission of perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS). Construction trends of new facilities and associated manufacturing capacity of the main products were also analyzed to assess correlations with PFAA emissions. An assessment of the data over the period 2011–2014 found a positive correlation with fluorocarbon alcohol (FCA) production and emission of PFAAs. Groundwater and tap water around the main source indicated that the dominant PFAAs had different diffusion behaviors. PFBS levels were higher in surface water, while PFBA was dominant in groundwater and tap water, with PFOA levels being higher in downstream groundwater. Considering the continuous expansion and development of fluorochemical industry in the Daling River Basin, this study will provide abundant information on the effectiveness of risk assessment and management.

KW - Yearly trend

KW - Seasonal trend

KW - PFBS

KW - PFBA

KW - PFOA

KW - PFAA production

U2 - 10.1016/j.envpol.2016.08.079

DO - 10.1016/j.envpol.2016.08.079

M3 - Journal article

VL - 218

SP - 1234

EP - 1244

JO - Environmental Pollution

JF - Environmental Pollution

SN - 0269-7491

ER -