• September 4, 2020
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Existing Federal Regulatory Efforts to Address PFAS


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PFAS are a large and diverse universe of chemistries that makes possible the products that power our lives -- the cellphones, tablets and telecommunications we use every day to connect with our friends and family; the aircrafts that power the U.S. military; alternative energy sources; and medical devices that help keep us healthy. In fact, right now, PFAS are being used to support COVID-19 testing equipment and to provide lifesaving protection in medical garments – both uses that are helping save lives around the world in the midst of this pandemic. PFAS are vital to enabling our lives in the 21st century. We strongly support the responsible production, use and management of fluorinated substances and support a comprehensive approach to managing PFAS that will ensure protection of human health and the environment, taking into consideration the diversity of physical and chemical properties and the environmental and health profiles of these substances. 

Link to the Existing Regulatory Efforts to Address PFAS

                   

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