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Environ Sci Technol 2001 Apr 15;35(8):1593-8.

Accumulation of perfluorooctane sulfonate in marine mammals.

Kannan K, Koistinen J, Beckmen K, Evans T, Gorzelany JF, Hansen KJ, Jones PD, Helle E, Nyman M, Giesy JP

National Food Safety and Toxicology Center, Department of Zoology, Institute of Environmental Toxicology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA. [email protected]

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Article type: Exposures only - Canary ID: 622

Cause and Effect Analysis Interspecies susceptibility data Shared exposures with humans Shared outcomes with humans Gene sequence data
No Yes No No No
Study type N Routes Sampling Controls Timing
cross sectional 480 ingestion both yes historical
Exposures Fluorocarbons
perfluorooctane sulfonate
Water Pollutants, Chemical
Species Bears
California sea lion
Gray seal
Harbor seal
Leptonychotes weddelli
Lutra canadensis
Northern elephant seal
Northern fur seal
Northern sea lion
Pusa hispida
Stenella clymene
Steno bredanensis
Tursiops truncatus
Locations location map
Canada Nova Scotia Sable Island (island)
Finland Finland (general) Bothnian Sea (gulf)
Oceans Oceans (general) Baltic Sea (sea)
Svalbard Svalbard (general) Spitsbergen (island)
United States Alaska Alaska, State of (populated place)
California California, State of (populated place)
Florida Mexico, Gulf of (sea)

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