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Fluoropolymer Product Group | Response to ECHA Enforcement Forum's Advice on PFAS Restriction: Concerns About Enforceability, Practicability, and Clarity

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The Fluoropolymers Product Group (FPG), representing the fluoropolymer manufacturing industry in Europe, responds to the European Chemicals Agency's (ECHA) Enforcement Forum's advice on the enforceability of the PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) restriction proposal. FPG acknowledges concerns about PFAS but expresses reservations about the enforceability, practicability, and clarity of the current proposal. They highlight potential issues such as double regulation, lack of clarity in core provisions, and the need for additional guidance on substance identification and scope. FPG agrees with the Forum's concerns and suggests collaboration with EU authorities to address the challenges and improve the manufacturing process.

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