Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) in freshwater, toxicant default guideline values for protecting aquatic ecosystems (draft)

Publication details (Draft for public comment)

Australian and New Zealand governments, and Australian state and territory governments, 2023

The technical brief, data table and assessment worksheet comprise the package of information associated with the derivation of the draft DGVs for Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) in freshwater.

Please note, until the approval process has been successfully completed, the draft DGVs are only drafts and should not be used or referred to as an Australian and New Zealand Guidelines for Fresh and Marine Water Quality DGV.

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The closing date for public submissions was 17 August 2023.

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PFOS in freshwater, Toxicant default guideline values for protecting aquatic ecosystems, draft technical brief (PDF 1.1 MB)
PFOS in freshwater, Toxicant default guideline values for protecting aquatic ecosystems, draft technical brief (DOCX 583 KB)

PFOS in freshwater, Toxicant default guideline values for protecting aquatic ecosystems, data table (XLSX 212 KB)

PFOS in freshwater, Toxicant default guideline values for protecting aquatic ecosystems, quality assessment worksheet (XLSX 462 KB)

PFOS in freshwater - Final Report (PDF 776 KB)
PFOS in freshwater - Final Report (DOCX 621 KB)

Proposed response to public submissions on Draft PFOS fresh DGVs (PDF 239 KB)
Proposed response to public submissions on Draft PFOS fresh DGVs (DOCX 60 KB)

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