EPA Releases Human Health Toxicity Values for PFBS

EPA Releases Human Health Toxicity Values for PFBS

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

On April 8, 2021, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the final Human Health Toxicity Assessments for perfluorobutane sulfonic acid (PFBS), a member of a larger group of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).

The toxicity assessment report regroups the potential health effects of chemicals in the PFAS family and identifies the dose levels at which those health effects may occur in order to calculate toxicity values.

These assessment are part of EPA’s efforts to increase the amount of information that is publicly available on PFAS chemicals.  

To the full article:

https://www.epa.gov/pfas/learn-about-human-health-toxicity-assessment-pfbs

 

Check out 2021 the Human Health Toxicity Assessments for PFBS at:

https://cfpub.epa.gov/ncea/risk/recordisplay.cfm?deid=350888

 

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