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Five European member states are launching a “call for evidence” for a comprehensive PFAS restriction
11 May 2020
All stakeholders are invited to fill out the questionnaire before July 31, 2020
Environmental contamination and human exposure to PFASs near a fluorochemical production plant: Review of historic and current PFOA and GenX contamination in the Netherlands.
3 Mar 2020 | Environ Int
This paper provides a comprehensive overview of PFOA and GenX contamination close to point sources in the Netherlands.
1 Nov 2019 | Dutch News
Ministers have asked public health institute RIVM to look into relaxing the limits on how much of the chemical compound PFAS should be allowed in sludge and soil which is dumped on farm and landfill sites during dredging and earth-moving work.
The PFOA substitute GenX detected in the environment near a fluoropolymer manufacturing plant in the Netherlands
14 Oct 2019 | Chemosphere
GenX and PFOA also detected in drinking water samples radiating from a manufacturing facility.
8 Oct 2019 | The Intercept
PFAS chemicals have been identified in synthetic turf, according to lab tests performed on several samples of the artificial grass that were shared with The Intercept. The presence of the chemicals, members of a class that has been associated with multiple health problems, including cancer, adds to growing concerns about the grass replacement that covers many thousands of acres in parks, schools, professional sports stadiums, and practice fields around the U.S.