• March 26, 2018
  • OECD

Economic assessment and valuations of environmental and health impacts caused by Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and its salts



ABSTRACT - Perfluorooctanoic acid  (PFOA) is being used in fluoropolymer production, as surface treatment agents and for the manufacture of side-chain fluorinated polymers. However, there is evidence that PFOA and its salts have a number of hazardous properties that may cause harm to human health and the environment. This report evaluates existing economic assessments and valuations of impacts arising from PFOA and its salts.

SOURCE: oecd-ilibrary.org

                   

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