PFAS Safety Level Should Be 700 Times Lower Than Current EPA Guideline at .1 Parts Per Trillion

Source: Teflon Toxin Safety Level Should Be 700 Times Lower Than Current EPA Guideline While PFOA has already been tied to kidney and testicular cancer, among other diseases, recent research linking PFOA exposure to pancreatic cancer is the basis for the lower number cited by Birnbaum. The research was done by the National Toxicology Program, … More PFAS Safety Level Should Be 700 Times Lower Than Current EPA Guideline at .1 Parts Per Trillion

FDA food sampling finds contamination by ‘forever chemicals’ – The Seattle Times

The levels in nearly half of the meat and fish tested were double or more the only currently existing federal advisory level for any kind of the widely used manmade compounds, which are called per– and polyfluoroalykyl substances, or PFAS. The level in the chocolate cake was higher: more than 250 times the only federal guidelines, … More FDA food sampling finds contamination by ‘forever chemicals’ – The Seattle Times

At least a half-dozen states have pushed forward with their own plans to limit a class of compounds known as polyfluoroalkyl and perfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, saying ample evidence exists to regulate them. The lab-made compounds have long been used in consumer products such as nonstick pans, water-repellent fabrics and firefighting foams. Long-term exposure has … More

As PFAS Lawsuits Proliferate, Legal Tactics Emerge – Circle of Blue

Utilities that have filed lawsuits seeking damages include: West Morgan-East Lawrence Water and Sewer Authority, Alabama; Marana and Tucson, Arizona; Emerald Coast Utilities Authority, Florida; Barnstable and Westfield, Massachusetts; Middlesex Water Company, New Jersey; Newburgh, Suffolk County Water Authority, and Hampton Bays Water District, New York; and Spokane, Washington. One of the utilities to enter … More As PFAS Lawsuits Proliferate, Legal Tactics Emerge – Circle of Blue

FAA Urged to Allow Use of Safer Firefighting Foams | Toxic-Free Future

As the tragic consequences of PFAS contamination are lived in communities across the country, and federal and state governments spend billions of taxpayer dollars to clean up the mess, the FAA must turn off the spigot of PFAS firefighting foams. Unfortunately, despite the availability of non-PFAS firefighting foams and a desire on the part of … More FAA Urged to Allow Use of Safer Firefighting Foams | Toxic-Free Future

PFAS Chemicals in Breast Milk Around the World Can Cause Permanent Harm

Source: High Levels of Toxic PFAS Chemicals Pollute Breast Milk Around the World Early exposure to the chemicals can cause permanent harm. PFAS compounds reach fetuses through the placenta and are present at all stages of pregnancy, according to a study published last month. After birth, they can accumulate in breastfeeding babies. Prenatal exposure can affect immunity, the development … More PFAS Chemicals in Breast Milk Around the World Can Cause Permanent Harm

PFAS Suit Filed Against Wolverine Worldwide

Source: PFAS-related suits gain steam as litigants hit Wolverine Worldwide The civil lawsuits over per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, the so-called forever chemicals, have been grinding away quietly for months. Depositions are being taken of employees and top officials of Wolverine Worldwide, 3M and others involved in the toxic contamination cases that have gripped west Michigan … More PFAS Suit Filed Against Wolverine Worldwide