12 household products that contain toxic PFAS — how to protect against ‘forever chemicals’

By Marc Lallanilla | New York Post | November 1, 2023

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"The toxic chemicals known as PFAS are lurking in your house right now — and you’re probably inviting more of them in every day.

PFAS, short for per- and polyfluorinated substances, are present in a wide range of everyday items found in most households.

The chemicals — frequently referred to as “forever chemicals” due to their surprising persistence in the environment and in animal and human bodies — have been used for decades in manufacturing to make products that are water-resistant, nonstick and fire-retardant, according to the Environmental Protection Agency."