The results from an EPA investigation found PFAS have much broader, concerning implications for food, cosmetics, shampoos, household cleaning products, and other consumer products, as well as recycling.
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A PFAS expert tells us how parents can protect their kids from PFAS, aka “forever chemicals,” especially as they head back to school.
MOM DETECTIVE answers a question from a member in Maine: “What is currently being done at the federal and state level to outlaw PFAS (forever chemicals)?”
Currently, there are no national standards for PFAS (“forever chemicals”) in drinking water. Here’s what you need to know to find out if there’s PFAS in your local drinking water supply.
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What is PFAS, and how does it affect our everyday lives?
The chemical industry hid evidence of dangerous health impacts from certain types of PFAS. The FDA did not take sufficient and swift action to protect public health.
PFAS “forever chemicals are used to make non-stick cookware, to coat paper and cardboard, treated to make furniture and carpets stain-resistant and clothes stain repellent, and used in cosmetics and personal care products. And, PFAS chemicals contaminate public drinking water.
EPA recently found that even minuscule levels of exposure over a person’s lifetime can compromise a woman’s immune and cardiovascular systems. And PFAS exposure in the womb can have adverse health effects to mother and baby.
To: Eric Artz, President & CEO REI Co-Op 1700 45th St E Sumner, WA 98352 Date: December 8, 2021 Re: Give your customers the gift of a PFAS-free future this holiday season Dear Mr. Artz: REI has long been known for being …
A recent study found that nearly half of cosmetic products tested contained toxic “forever chemicals” – per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS).
From head to toe, your winter gear may be covered with PFAS “forever” chemicals.