Stricter requirements for PFAS substances in drinking water

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The Danish Environmental Protection Agency lowers the limit value for PFAS substances in drinking water on the recommendation of the European Food Agency.

In future, drinking water must not contain more than a maximum of two nanograms per liter for the sum of the PFAS substances PFOA, PFOS, PFNA and PFHxS.

This is stated in a letter to all the country's municipalities, which the Danish Environmental Protection Agency sends today, 8 June. It appears here that the limit value - in technical terms called the drinking water quality criterion - for the sum of the four PFAS substances in future is two nanograms per liter.


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