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Toxicological Profile for Perfluoroalkyls

Draft for Public Comment

Update as of August 14, 2018: The comment period for the Draft Tox Profile for Perfluoroalkyls will close at 11:59 PM on August 20, 2018. Comments may be submitted via Regulations.gov.


Toxicological Profile Information

The ATSDR toxicological profile succinctly characterizes the toxicology and adverse health effects information for the toxic substance described therein. Each peer-reviewed profile identifies and reviews the key literature that describes a substance's toxicological properties.

A useful two page information sheet, the ToxFAQs™, is also available.


Toxicological Profile Access

In order to access the ATSDR toxicological profile PDF files below, you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader. You may download that program free from Adobe Adobe Exiting the ATSDR Web Site.


Toxicological Profile PDF Complete Profile

Preface/Table of Contents PDF Preface/Table of Contents

Relevance to Public Health PDF 1. Relevance to Public Health

Health Effects PDF 2. Health Effects

Toxicokinetics, Susceptible Populations, Biomarkers, Chemical Interactions  PDF 3. Toxicokinetics, Susceptible Populations, Biomarkers, Chemical Interactions

Chemical and Physical Information PDF 4. Chemical and Physical Information

Potential for Human Exposure PDF 5. Potential for Human Exposure

Adequacy of the Database  PDF 6. Adequacy of the Database

Regulations and Advisories PDF 7. Regulations and Advisories

References  PDF 8. References

Appendices PDF Appendices

Support Document PDF Support Document


Reference

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). 2018. Toxicological profile for Perfluoroalkyls. (Draft for Public Comment). Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service.

Disclaimer

All ATSDR toxicological profile PDF files are electronic conversions from other electronic text files. This conversion may have resulted in character translation or format errors.

Regulations or guidelines may change. Please check with the appropriate agency for any changes to the regulations or guidelines cited.


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