Category Archives: PFAS

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, which are used as substitutes for PFOS…
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The Madrid Statement

The Madrid statement on Poly-and Perfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs) was presented at the 34th International Symposium on Halogenated Persistent Organic Pollutants, held 31 August-5 September 2014 in Madrid, Spain. Since then the Statement has been signed by 206 scientists and professionals from 40 countries. The scientists call on the international community to cooperate in limiting the production…
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Dioxin 2014 in Madrid, Spain

Every year there is a very large International Symposium on Halogenated Persistent Organic Pollutants arranged somewhere in the World. These days from August 31st - September 5th the 34th Symposium is going on in Madrid, Spain. The symposium chair is my friend Dr. Begona Jiménez, I met at a EU project evaluation meeting some years ago.…
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