Category Archives: PFOA

The EU regulation of PFOA published

In the News blog from December 15, 2016, it was discussed, that EU had decided to ban the production and use of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) (EC 206-397-9; CAS 335-67-1) and related chemicals used in production of fluoropolymers, textiles, paper and fire-fighting foams, because of their unique properties, with high stability and extremely low surface tensions. Now,...
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PFAS activities in Australia

EPA-logo-WebHeader-2015-254x92Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA), on behalf of the Heads of EPAs Australia and New Zealand (HEPA) and the Australian Government Department of Environment and Energy, hosted a summit of international environment experts and regulators on polyfluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS) on 3-4th April 2017 in Melbourne. In...
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New reports on polyfluorinated chemicals

A few days ago the Danish Environmental Protection Agency published three new reports on polyfluorinated chemicals, which I co-authored. The Environmental project No. 1707, 2015 report: "Short-chain Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS)" is a literature review of information on human health effects and environmental fate and effect aspects of short-chain PFAS,...
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