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Special Section on Perfluoroalkyl Substances, Barcelo, D. and T. Ruan (eds), Vol 121, Dec 2019

Twelve review articles comprise the "Analysis of Perfluoroalkyl Substances in the Environment and Human Health Samples" special section. They provide snapshots of current progress on analytical solutions for the traditional PFAS pollutants and emerging alternatives and discuss knowledge gaps and future perspectives. Topics include fluorine speciation, traditional, and emerging PFAS compounds; state-of-the-art methodologies including passive sampling protocols for air and water; optimized pretreatments for various matrices; PFAS-featured nontarget identification; and data evaluation based on the progressive global interlaboratory assessments. To see a list of the articles in the special section, see

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