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PFOS & PFOA sample results (FOI)

PFOS & PFOA sample results (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 08 December 2021.
Prepared internally, no external costs.


In accordance with PFAS Technical Group report entitled "PFAS & Water Quality in Jersey" and dated July 2019, milk and potatoes were sampled for PFOS & PFOA. Please may I have a copy of the sample results. 


The sample results you requested are attached.

Sample data 2019

Personal information has been redacted in accordance with the Article 25 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011. 

Article applied

Article 25 - Personal information 

(1) Information is absolutely exempt information if it constitutes personal data of which the applicant is the data subject as defined in the Data Protection (Jersey) Law 2005.

(2)     Information is absolutely exempt information if –

(a)     it constitutes personal data of which the applicant is not the data subject as defined in the Data Protection (Jersey) Law 2018[7]; and

(b)     its supply to a member of the public would contravene any of the data protection principles, as defined in that Law.[8]

(3)     In determining for the purposes of this Article whether the lawfulness principle in Article 8(1)(a) of the Data Protection (Jersey) Law 2018[9] would be contravened by the disclosure of information, paragraph 5(1) of Schedule 2 to that Law (legitimate interests) is to be read as if sub-paragraph (b) (which disapplies the provision where the controller is a public authority) were omitted.[10]

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