Project Results for Asian/Pacific Islander Community Exposures (ACE) Project - ACE 1

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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 96 0.524 0.462 0.595 0.344 0.520 0.801 1.15 99% 0.150
Lead Lead µg/dL 96 1.23 1.11 1.37 0.843 1.23 1.90 2.37 100% 0.0500
Mercury Mercury µg/L 96 3.58 3.01 4.26 2.47 4.12 7.13 9.24 100% 0.150

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 22.2 18.2 27.0 12.6 22.1 44.0 131 100% 0.162
Cadmium Cadmium µg/g creatinine 100 0.450 0.377 0.536 0.222 0.460 0.913 1.75 97% 0.0391 µg/L
Mercury Mercury µg/L 100 0.301 0.246 0.367 0.135 0.301 0.599 1.71 99% 0.0300
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 96 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 0% 0.0120
5:3 FTCA 5:3 FTCA ng/ml 96 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 0% 0.0500
6:2 diPAP 6:2 diPAP ng/ml 96 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 7.3% 0.0500
6:2 FTCA 6:2 FTCA ng/ml 96 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 0% 0.250
6:2 FTS 6:2 FTS ng/ml 96 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 0% 0.0500
6:2 FTUCA 6:2 FTUCA ng/ml 96 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 0% 0.0120
6:6 PFPiA 6:6 PFPiA ng/ml 96 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 0% 0.0120
6:8 PFPiA 6:8 PFPiA ng/ml 96 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 0% 0.0500
7:3 FTCA 7:3 FTCA ng/ml 96 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 0% 0.0500
8:2 diPAP 8:2 diPAP ng/ml 96 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 0% 0.250
8:2 FTCA 8:2 FTCA ng/ml 96 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 0% 0.500
8:2 FTS 8:2 FTS ng/ml 96 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 0% 0.0500
8:2 FTUCA 8:2 FTUCA ng/ml 96 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 0% 0.0120
8:2 PAP 8:2 PAP ng/ml 96 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 0% 0.500
Et-PFOSA-AcOH Et-PFOSA-AcOH ng/ml 96 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 5.2% 0.0500
Me-PFOSA-AcOH Me-PFOSA-AcOH ng/ml 96 0.0523 0.0421 0.0650 0.0256 0.0467 0.0959 0.228 95.8% 0.0120
PFBA PFBA ng/ml 96 * * * <LOD 0.0582 0.0846 0.140 62.5% 0.0500
PFBuS PFBuS ng/ml 96 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 0% 0.0442
PFDeA PFDeA ng/ml 96 0.477 0.406 0.559 0.281 0.453 0.739 1.49 80.2% 0.250
PFDoA PFDoA ng/ml 96 * * * <LOD 0.0540 0.0788 0.134 56.3% 0.0500
PFDS PFDS ng/ml 96 * * * <LOD 0.0104 0.0204 0.048 53.1% 0.00965
PFHpA PFHpA ng/ml 96 * * * <LOD <LOD 0.0574 0.0868 30.2% 0.0500
PFHxA PFHxA ng/ml 96 0.176 0.162 0.191 0.151 0.180 0.214 0.276 97.9% 0.0556
PFHxPA PFHxPA ng/ml 96 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 0% 0.0500
PFHxS PFHxS ng/ml 96 0.767 0.66 0.891 0.432 0.789 1.41 1.81 100% 0.00945
PFNA PFNA ng/ml 96 0.987 0.870 1.12 0.65 0.948 1.33 2.24 99% 0.250
PFOA PFOA ng/ml 96 1.41 1.23 1.61 0.998 1.36 2.16 2.85 100% 0.0500
PFOPA PFOPA ng/ml 96 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 0% 0.0500
PFOS PFOS ng/ml 96 6.51 5.49 7.73 3.32 6.05 11.7 19.3 100% 0.0566
PFOSA PFOSA ng/ml 96 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 0% 0.0120
PFPeA PFPeA ng/ml 96 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 0% 0.0500
PFUA PFUA ng/ml 96 0.398 0.348 0.455 0.301 0.427 0.600 0.824 100% 0.0500

Footnotes

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