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FDA Studies: ‘Short-chain’ PFAS Chemicals More Toxic Than Previously Thought

By March 9, 2020PFAS in the news

New studies by the Food and Drug Administration indicate that a common fluorinated chemical in food packaging and stain-resistant carpets and textiles is much more toxic than earlier studies by the chemical industry suggested.  The findings indicate that the human health risks of this important short-chain PFAS have been significantly underestimated. And the studies show, once again, that the more we learn about short-chain PFAS, the more concerns emerge.  Read more…