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29 Jun 2020 | ES&T L
This commentary presents a scientific basis for managing as one chemical class the thousands of chemicals known as PFAS.
24 Jun 2020
The regulation of chemicals should protect public health and the environment from undue risk of harm, should promote the development and use of safer alternatives to more hazardous chemicals, and should provide the public with sufficient information to understand how well chemical risks are being managed.
4 Feb 2020 | NIEHS News
Pregnant women’s exposure to PFBS, a common substitute for for PFOS, linked with a significantly increased risk of preeclampsia and gestational hypertension.
24 Oct 2019 | The Intercept
“I was banned from doing it,” said Birnbaum. “I had to use ‘association’ all the time. If I was talking about human data or impacts on people, I had to always say there was an association with a laundry list of effects.”
17 Oct 2019 | Science Magazine
PFAS "make dioxin look easy. There are 5000 and the number keeps growing. There are multiple nuclear receptors which can be impacted by PFAS. There are also many other pathways that are affected. Of the thousands of PFAS, really, there’s only a fair amount of data on two of them."
The Sticky Subject of Non-Stick: Regulatory Science Challenges of Per- and Poly-Fluorinated Compounds.
20 Aug 2019
The Texas A&M Interdisciplinary Faculty of Toxicology is pleased to announce its 2019 Annual Regulatory Science Symposium, on challenges regulating PFAS.
2 Jul 2019 | BuzzFeed News
’Forever chemicals’ linked to cancer are turning up in farm produce across the country, leading farms to lay off workers, incinerate cranberry harvests, kill cows, and dump thousands of gallons of dairy milk. Such long-lived "fluorinated" compounds have been measured in the drinking water in over 600 locations in 43 states, near factories or military bases that use them in firefighting foams…