14 Sep 2021
The EPA on Wednesday announced plans for regulation that would for the first time set limits on levels of PFAS, that certain manufacturers and users of the chemical compound discharge in wastewater.
8 Sep 2021
In the last 10 years, have you manufactured, processed or imported products containing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)? If so, be aware - the EPA may soon require a detailed report.
1 Sep 2021
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released the first survey of PFAS in nationally distributed processed foods, including several processed baby foods.
25 Aug 2021
The competent authorities for REACH of the Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, and Norway are currently preparing a REACH Annex XV Restriction Dossier for the group of PFAS since all these substances are considered to be persistent.
18 Aug 2021
Maine passed what was touted as the most aggressive PFAS bill related to products thus far in the country.
10 Aug 2021
On August 5, the FDA sent a letter to manufacturers, distributors, and users of fluorinated polyethylene food contact articles reminding them that these articles must be made under specific conditions to comply with existing regulation or otherwise the food contact articles “are not lawful.”
27 Jul 2021
The U.S. House Wednesday passed bipartisan legislation that would regulate toxic chemicals found in drinking water, as well as designate two types of those toxic chemicals as hazardous substances that would spark federal cleanup standards.
[Report] Reconciling Terminology of the Universe of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances: Recommendations and Practical Guidance
20 Jul 2021
This report summarizes recent efforts by the OECD/UNEP Global PFC Group to provide recommendations and practical guidance to all stakeholders with regard to the terminology of PFAS.
19 Jul 2021
The American Water Works Association today sent a letter urging members of the House Committee on Rules to approve Amendment 18 in H.R. 2467, the PFAS Action Act.
13 Jul 2021
For much of the past decade, oil companies engaged in drilling and fracking have been allowed to pump into the ground chemicals that, over time, can break down into toxic substances known as PFAS — a class of long-lasting compounds known to pose a threat to people and wildlife — according to internal documents from the EPA.
12 Jul 2021
Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Draft Contaminant Candidate List 5 (CCL 5), which provides the latest list of drinking water contaminants that are known or anticipated to occur in public water systems and are not currently subject to EPA drinking water regulations.
[OECD Report] Reconciling Terminology of the Universe of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances: Recommendations and Practical Guidance
12 Jul 2021
This report summarizes recent efforts by the OECD/UNEP Global PFC Group in reviewing the universe and terminology of PFAS to provide recommendations and practical guidance to stakeholders including a revised definition of PFAS.
[Resource] PFAS-REACH Science-based Guidance for Patients and Clinicians to Inform Their Decision Making
9 Jul 2021
These guidance documents are intended for people living and clinicians working in communities with PFAS contaminated water or who have had some other source of substantial exposure to PFAS.
7 Jul 2021
This presentation suggests how the current US governmental health communication on PFAS is not accurately aligned with the science on the adverse health outcomes associated with PFAS exposure.
6 Jul 2021
On June 28, 2021, the U.S. EPA proposed reporting and recordkeeping requirements for PFAS under the TSCA.