Project Results for Asian/Pacific Islander Community Exposures (ACE) Project - ACE 2

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Results on page last updated: 08/07/2019
A mulit-generational family of Asian-Americans sharing a meal

Chemical Group: Metals

  • Measured in: Blood
95% Confidence Interval Selected Percentiles
Chemical measured Indicates exposure to Units Number of people tested Geometric mean Lower Upper 25th 50th 75th 90th Detection frequency Limit of Detection (LOD), wet-weight
Cadmium Cadmium µg/L 99 0.592 0.526 0.666 0.374 0.609 0.892 1.29 100% 0.0750
Lead Lead µg/dL 99 1.12 1.02 1.22 0.858 1.06 1.41 2.07 100% 0.0250
Mercury Mercury µg/L 99 4.77 4.13 5.51 3.22 5.18 8.04 9.99 100% 0.0750

Chemical Group: Metals

  • Measured in: Urine
95% Confidence Interval Selected Percentiles
Chemical measured Indicates exposure to Units Number of people tested Geometric mean Lower Upper 25th 50th 75th 95th Detection frequency Limit of Detection (LOD), wet-weight
Arsenic Arsenic µg/L 100 33.6 27.4 41.1 18.0 35.4 70.5 121 100% 0.100
Cadmium Cadmium µg/g 100 0.625 0.527 0.740 0.353 0.712 1.12 2.16 99% 0.0300 µg/L
Mercury Mercury µg/L 100 0.432 0.349 0.535 0.218 0.418 0.816 2.11 97% 0.0500
95% Confidence Interval Selected Percentiles
Chemical measured Indicates exposure to Units Number of people tested Geometric mean Lower Upper 25th 50th 75th 90th Detection frequency Limit of Detection (LOD), wet-weight
4:2 FTS 4:2 FTS ng/ml 99 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 0% 0.0120
5:3 FTCA 5:3 FTCA ng/ml 99 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 2% 0.0500
6:2 diPAP 6:2 diPAP ng/ml 99 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 2% 0.0500
6:2 FTCA 6:2 FTCA ng/ml 99 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 0% 0.250
6:2 FTS 6:2 FTS ng/ml 99 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 3% 0.0500
6:2 FTUCA 6:2 FTUCA ng/ml 99 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 0% 0.0120
6:6 PFPiA 6:6 PFPiA ng/ml 99 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 0% 0.0100
6:8 PFPiA 6:8 PFPiA ng/ml 99 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 0% 0.0500
7:3 FTCA 7:3 FTCA ng/ml 99 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 5.1% 0.0500
8:2 diPAP 8:2 diPAP ng/ml 99 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 0% 0.250
8:2 FTCA 8:2 FTCA ng/ml 99 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 0% 0.500
8:2 FTS 8:2 FTS ng/ml 99 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 0% 0.0500
8:2 FTUCA 8:2 FTUCA ng/ml 99 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 0% 0.0120
8:2 PAP 8:2 PAP ng/ml 99 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 0% 0.500
Et-PFOSA-AcOH Et-PFOSA-AcOH ng/ml 99 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 3% 0.0500
Me-PFOSA-AcOH Me-PFOSA-AcOH ng/ml 99 0.0342 0.0291 0.0402 0.0197 0.0282 0.0538 0.114 97% 0.0120
PFBA PFBA ng/ml 99 0.0589 0.0531 0.0655 <LOD 0.0580 0.0736 0.0996 67.7% 0.0500
PFBuS PFBuS ng/ml 99 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 3% 0.0400
PFDeA PFDeA ng/ml 99 0.559 0.490 0.636 0.393 0.541 0.823 1.28 87.9% 0.250
PFDoA PFDoA ng/ml 99 * * * <LOD 0.0135 0.0226 0.0441 52.5% 0.0500
PFDS PFDS ng/ml 99 * * * <LOD 0.0505 0.0773 0.127 59.6% 0.0100
PFHpA PFHpA ng/ml 99 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD 0.0699 20.2% 0.0500
PFHxA PFHxA ng/ml 99 0.189 0.166 0.215 0.124 0.174 0.268 0.453 98% 0.0600
PFHxPA PFHxPA ng/ml 99 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 0% 0.0500
PFHxS PFHxS ng/ml 99 1.29 1.14 1.45 0.787 1.21 1.81 3.05 100% 0.0100
PFNA PFNA ng/ml 99 1.10 0.988 1.22 0.84 1.08 1.49 2.21 99% 0.250
PFOA PFOA ng/ml 99 1.69 1.51 1.88 1.20 1.61 2.30 3.06 100% 0.0600
PFOPA PFOPA ng/ml 99 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 0% 0.0500
PFOS PFOS ng/ml 99 7.47 6.38 8.75 4.17 7.00 11.5 22.9 100% 0.191
PFOSA PFOSA ng/ml 99 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 3% 0.0100
PFPeA PFPeA ng/ml 99 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 0% 0.0500
PFUA PFUA ng/ml 99 0.453 0.391 0.525 0.309 0.443 0.740 1.12 98% 0.0500

Footnotes

*Geometric mean was not calculated because the chemical was found in less than 65% of the study group