PFAS releases: Chemours forced to close a production line in Dordrecht
At the beginning of January, the chemical giant Chemours announced that it had closed one of the production lines at its factory in Dordrecht in the Netherlands. The cause is uncontrolled and illegal releases of TFA. The group, which risks a fine of 125,000 euros if TFA is found again in its wastewater, has decided to deal with the problem at the source. [...]
Trifluoroacetic acid (TFA) is a substance from the PFAS family according to the OECD definition , and a pesticide metabolite.