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Table 2 Guideline values expressed in terms of acceptable concentrations of PFOS and PFOA in drinking water (ng/L),a as compared with the estimated limit based on benchmark dose calculations for immunotoxicity in children [44]

From: Delayed discovery, dissemination, and decisions on intervention in environmental health: a case study on immunotoxicity of perfluorinated alkylate substances

Authority Year PFOS PFOA
Australia 2016 70 560
Canada 2016 600 200
U.S. EPA 2009 200 400
2016 70 70
ATSDR 2015 70 100
2018 7 11
Minnesota 2008 300 300
2017 27 35
New Jersey 2007 - 40
2017 13 14
EFSA 2009 70 700
2018 6.5 3
BMDL-based 2013 < 1 < 1
  1. aEstimated from total intake limits, assuming 20% exposure contribution from water (rounded values)