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Gouin T, Becker RA, Collot AG, Davis JW, Howard B, Inawaka K, Lampi M, Serrano Ramon B, Shi J, Hopp PW. 2019. Towards the development and application of an environmental risk assessment framework for microplastic. Environ Toxicol Chem.

WHO. 2019. Microplastics in drinking-water. World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

Peer-reviewed Publications


1. Gouin, T., Mackay, D., Webster, E., Wania, F. Screening chemicals for persistence in the environment. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2000, 34, 881-884. (80 citations)

2. Gouin, T. Thomas, G.O., Cousins, I., Barber, J., Mackay, D., Jones, K.C. Air-surface exchange of polybrominated diphenyl ethers and polychlorinated biphenyls. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2002, 36, 1426-1434. (130 citations)

3. Beyer, A., Wania, F., Gouin, T., Matthies, M., Mackay, D. Selecting internally consistent physical-chemical properties of organic compounds. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 2002, 21, 941-953. (122 citations)

4. Beyer, A. Wania, F., Gouin, T., Matthies, M., Mackay, D.  Temperature dependence of the characteristic travel distance. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2003, 37, 766-771. (69 citations)

5. Gouin, T., Harner, T. Modelling the environmental fate of the polybrominated diphenyl ethers. Environ. Int. 2003, 29, 717-724. (130 citations)

6. Cousins, I.T., Gouin, T. Vegetation-air exchange facilitates the long-range transport of some SVOCs. Stoch. Env. Res. Risk. Ass. 2003, 17 (4): 241-243, October, 2003. (1 citation)

7. Gouin, T., Mackay, D., Jones, K.C., Harner, T., Meijer, S.N. Evidence for the “grasshopper” effect and fractionation during long-range atmospheric transport of organic contaminants. Environ. Pollution. 2004, 128, 139-148. (131 citations)

8. Gouin, T., Cousins, I., Mackay, D. Comparison of two methods for obtaining degradation half-lives. Chemosphere, 2004, 56, 531-535. (31 citations)

9. Gouin, T., Harner, T., Daly, G.L., Wania, F., Mackay, D., Jones, K.C. Variability of concentrations of polybrominated dipenyl ethers and polychlorinated biphenyls in air: Implications for monitoring, modeling, and control. Atmos. Environ.  2005, 39, 151-166. (95 citations)

10.  Gouin, T., Bocking, S., Mackay, D. Policy by analogy: Precautionary principle,  

science and polybrominated diphenyl ethers. Int. J. Global Env. Issues. 2005, Vol. 

5, Nos. 1/2, 54-67. (2 citations)

11.  Gouin, T., Harner, T., Blanchard, P., Mackay, D. Passive and active air samplers as complementary methods for investigating persistent organic pollutants in the Great Lakes Basin. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2005, 39, 9115-9122. (141 citations)

12. Gouin, T., Thomas, G.O., Chaemfa, C., Harner, T., Mackay, D., Jones, K.C. Concentrations of decabromodiphenyl ether in air from Southern Ontario: Implications for particle-bound transport. Chemosphere. 2006, 64, 256-261. (74 citations)

13. Harner, T., Shoeib, M., Gouin, T., Blanchard, P. Polychlorinated naphthalenes in Great Lakes air: Assessing spatial trends and combustion inputs using PUF disk passive air samplers. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2006, 40, 5333-5339. (43 citations) 

14. Harner, T., Pozo-Gallardo, K., Gouin, T., Macdonald, A.M., Hung, H., Cainey, J., Peters, A. Global pilot study for persistent organic pollutants (POPs) using PUF disk passive air samplers. Environ. Pollution, 2006, 144, 445-452. (121 citations) 

15. Gouin, T., Jantunen, L., Harner, T., Blanchard, P., Bidleman, T. Spatial and temporal trends of chiral organochlorine signatures in Great Lakes air using passive air samplers. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2007, 41, 3877-3883. (26 citations)

16. Gouin, T., Wania, F. Time trends of Arctic contamination in relation to emission history and chemical properties. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2007, 41, 5986 - 5992. (36 citations)

17. Gouin, T., Wania, F., Ruepert, C., Castillo, L. Field testing passive air samplers for current-use pesticides in a tropical environment. Environ. Sci. Technol.  2008, 42, 6625-6630. (76 citations)

18.  Gouin, T., Shoeib, M., Harner, T. Atmospheric concentrations of current-use pesticides across south-central Ontario using monthly-resolved passive air samplers. Atmos. Environ., 2008, 42, 8096 - 8104. (34 citations)

19. Hayward, S., Gouin, T., Wania, F. Levels and seasonal variability of pesticides in the rural atmosphere of southern Ontario. J. Agr. Food Chem. 2010, 58, 1077-1084. (16 citations)

20. Gouin, T., Wilkinson, D., Hummel, S., Meyer, B., Culley, A. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in air and snow from Fairbanks, AK. Atmos. Pol. Res. 2010, 1, 9-15. (12 citations)

21. Gouin, T. The precautionary principle and persistence: Prioritizing the decision-making process. Environ. Sci. & Policy 2010, 13, 175-184. (15 citations)

22. Hayward, S., Gouin, T., Wania, F. Comparison of four active and passive sampling techniques for pesticides in air. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2010, 44, 3410-3416. (53 citations)

23. Shunthirasingham, C., Oyiliagu, C.E., Cao, X., Gouin, T., Wania, F., Lee, S.C., Pozo, K., Harner, T., Muir, D.C.G. Spatial and temporal pattern of pesticides in the global atmosphere. J. Environ. Monit. 2010, 12, 1650-1657. (57 citations)

24. Gouin, T., Roche, N., Lohmann, R., Hodges, G. A thermodynamic approach for assessing the environmental exposure of chemicals absorbed to micro-plastic.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 2011, 45, 1466-1472. (130 citations)

25. Slater, H., Leigh, M.B., Gouin, T. Assessing the potential for rhizoremediation of PCB contaminated soils in northern regions using native species.  Chemosphere. 2011, 84, 199-206. (46 citations)

26. Shunthirasingham, C., Gouin, T., Lei, Y.D., Ruepert, C., Castillo, L.E., Wania, F. Current use pesticide transport to Costa Rica’s high altitude tropical cloud forest. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 2011, 2709-2717. (12 citations)

27. Gouin, T., van Egmond, R., Price, O., Mortimer, J. Prioritising chemicals used in personal care products in China for environmental risk assessment: Application of the RAIDAR model. Environ. Pollut. 2012, 208-214. (19 citations)

28. Boxall, A.B.A., Rudd, M.A., Brooks, B.W., Caldwell, D.J., Choi, K., Hickmann, S., Innes, E., Ostapyk, K., Staveley, J.P., Verslycke, T., Ankley, G.T., Beazley, K.F., Belanger, S.E., Berninger, J.P., Carriquiriborde, P., Coors, A., DeLeo, P.C., Dyer, S.D., Ericson, J.F., Gagne, F., Giesy, J.P., Gouin, T., Hallstrom, L., Karlsson, M., Larsson, D.G.J., Lazorchak, J.M., Mastrocco, F., McLaughlin, A., McMaster, M.E., Meyerhoff, R.D., Moore, R., Parrott, J.L., Snape, J.R., Murray-Smith, R., Servos, M.R., Sibley, P.K., Straub, J.O., Szabo, N.D., Topp, E., Tetreault, G.R., Trudeau, V.L., van der Kraak, Gl. Pharmaceuticals and personal care products in the environment: What are the big questions? Environ. Health Persp. 2012, 1221-1229. (471 citations)

29. Stahl, R.G., Hooper, M.J., Balbus, J.M., Clements, W., Fritz, A., Gouin, T., Helm, R., Hickey, C., Landis, W., Moe, S.J. The influence of global climate change on the scientific foundations and applications of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry: Introduction to at SETAC International workshop. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 2013, 13-19. (26 citations)

30. Gouin, T., Armitage, J., Cousins, I., Muir, D.C.G., Ng, C.A., Tao, S.  Global climate change and influence on chemical fate and bioavailability. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 2013, 20-31. (49 citations)

31. Alaee, M., Wang, D.G., Gouin, T. Cyclic volatile methyl siloxanes in the environment. Chemosphere. 2013, 709-710. (10 citations)

32. Gouin, T., van Egmond, R., Sparham, C., Hastie, C., Chowdhury, N. Simulated use and wash-off release of decamethylcyclopentasiloxane used in anti-perspirants.  Chemosphere. 2013, 726-734. (20 citations)

33.  Franco, A., Struijs, J. Gouin, T., Price, O.R. Evolution of the sewage treatment plant model SimpleTreat : Applicability domain and data requirements. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management. 2013, 560-568. (15 citations)

34.  Franco, A., Struijs, J. Gouin, T., Price, O.R. Evolution of the sewage treatment plant model SimpleTreat: Use of realistic biodegradability tests in probabilistic model simulations. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management. 2013, 569-579. (12 citations)

35.  Maxwell, G., MacKay, C., Cubberley, R., Davies, M., Gellatly, N., Glavin, S., Gouin, T. Jacquoilleot, S., Moore, C., Pendlington, R., Saib, O., Sheffield, D., Stark, R., Summerfield, V. Applying the skin sensitisation adverse outcome pathway (AOP) to quantitative risk assessment. Toxicology in vitro, 2014, 8-12. (42 citations)

36. Koelmans, A.A., Gouin, T., Thompson, R., Wallace, N., Arthur, C. Plastics in the marine environment. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 2014, 5-10. (47 citations)

37.  Mayer, P., Parkerton, T.F., Adams, R.G., Cargill, J.G., Gan, J., Gouin, T., Gschwend, P.M., Hawthorne, S.B., Helm, P., Witt, G., You, J., Escher, B.I. Passive sampling methods for contaminated sediments: Scientific rationale supporting use of freely dissolved concentrations. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management. 2014, 197-209. (75 citations)

38. Gawor, A., Shunthirasingham, C., Hayward, S.J., Lei, Y.D., Gouin, T., Mmereki, B.T., Masamba, W., Ruepert, C., Castillo, L.E., Shoeib, M., Lee, S.C., Harner, T., Wania, F. Neutral polyfluoroalkyl substances in the global atmosphere. Environmental Science Processes & Impacts. 2014, 404-413. (24 citations)

39.  Gouin, T., Avalos, J., Brunning, I., Brzuska, K., de Graaf, J., Kaumanns, J., Koning, T., Meyberg, M., Rettinger, K., Schlatter, H., Thomas, J., van Welie, R., Wolf, T. Use of micro-plastic beads in cosmetic products in Europe and their estimated emissions to the North Sea environment. SOFW-Journal. (3) 2015, 40-46.

40. Karlsson, M.V., Marshall, S., Gouin, T., Boxall, A.B.A. Routes of uptake of diclofenac, fluoxetine, and triclosan into sediment-dwelling worms. Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry. 2016, 836-842. (16 citations

41. McLachlan, M., Hongyan, Z., Gouin, T. Using benchmarking to strengthen the assessment of persistence. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2017, 51, 4-11. (10 citations)

42. Gobas, F.A.P.C., Mayer, P., Parkerton, T., Burgess, R., van de Meent, D., Gouin, T. A Chemical Activity Approach to Exposure and Risk Assessment of Chemicals. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 2018, 37, 1235-1251. (7 citations)

43. MacLeod, M., Gouin, T., McKone, T.E. Modeling in Environmental Chemistry. Environ. Sci. Processes Impacts. 2018, 20, 10-11.

44. Di Guardo, A., Gouin, T., MacLeod, M., Scheringer, M. Environmental fate and exposure models: Advances and challenges in 21st century chemical risk assessment. Environ. Sci. Processes Impacts. 2018, 20, 58-71. (6 citations)

45.  Timmer, N., Gore, D., Sanders, D., Gouin, T., Droge, S.T.J. Toxicity mitigation and bioaccessibility of the cationic surfactant cetyltrimethylammonium bromide in a sorbent-modified biodegradation study. Chemosphere. 2019, 222, 461-468

46.  Gouin, T., Becker, R.A., Collot, A-G., Davis, J.W. Howard, B., Inawaka, K., Lampi, M., Serrano, B., Shi, J., Hopp, P.W. Towards the development and application of an environmental risk assessment framework for microplastic. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 2019, in press.