Exposure to perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and associations with thyroid parameters in First Nation children and youth from Quebec.

Affiliation

Université de Montreal School of Public Health, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, QC, Montreal, Canada. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) are found in several consumer goods. Exposure to PFASs in children has been associated with alteration in thyroid hormones, which have critical roles in brain function.

Keywords

Indigenous communities,Perfluoroalkyl substances,Perfluorononanoic acid,Thyroid hormones,