Guidance for assessment of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in fish and other aquatic organisms
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Guidance for assessment of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in fish and other aquatic organisms

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      This guide describes the process of conducting a health assessment in areas with potential per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) exposure via consumption of fish or other aquatic organisms that are locally harvested and consumed. Reviews of literature and existing methods recommended for the assessment of PFAS in fish are provided. This guidance is intended to help the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) staff, state health departments, and others when measuring and evaluating exposures to PFAS in fish.

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      Introduction and Intended Use of this Guidance -- Road Map for Health Assessments with Potential PFAS Exposures from Fish Consumption -- PFAS Fish Sampling Strategies -- Fish Consumption Guidance Methodology -- List of Appendices -- References -- Appendix A: Summary of Existing Fish advisories for PFOS -- Appendix B: Environmental Standards for PFAS used in Other Countries -- Appendix C: Various PFAS Measured at Different Sites -- Appendix D: Additional Recommended Literature on PFAS in Fish.
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