1 Faculty of Environmental Sciences, VNU University of Science, Vietnam National University, Hanoi;;

2 VNU Key Laboratory of Analytical Technology for Environmental Quality and Food Safety Control (KLATEFOS), VNU University of Science, Vietnam National University, Hanoi;

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This study investigated and evaluated the quality of PFASs in the water of the Bac Hung Hai River passing through Van Giang district, Hung Yen, Vietnam. PFASs concentration in the river water samples were detected by using LC-MS/MS spectrum. The results showed that the studied river region contaminated PFASs. PFASs concentration ranged from 0.10 to 3.88 ng/l. The average concentrations of individual PFASs were PFBA 5.5, PFPeA 6.8, PFHxA 0.8, PFHpA 0.34, PFOA 0.16, PFNA 0.19, PFDA 0.036, PFHxA 1.34, PFOS 0.074, PFDS 0.037. The research results show that distribution of PFASs in the Bac Hung Hai River are not uniform and depend on the of discharge sources.


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Tuan, D.H.; Anh, P.T.L.; Lam, B.N. Distribution of perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) in the water of the Bac Hung Hai River, Van Giang district, Hung Yen province, Vietnam. VN J. Hydrometeorol. 2021, 9, 46-53.


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