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The chemicals have been used for decades in a range of products, including firefighting foam and stain-resistant sprays.
There is a wealth of published evidence out there that PFAS are insidious toxins in many ways, and their use to make turnout gear waterproof should be re- examined.
Evidence is now emerging for the role that environmental quality plays in people’s susceptibility to COVID-19 and their risk of dying from it.
The chemicals have been used for decades in a range of products, including firefighting foam, non-stick cookware, fast food wrappers and stain-resistant sprays.
The group's findings showed PFAS chemicals turned up in the drinking water in more than 40 locations.
Firefighting foam containing intentionally added PFAS would generally be prohibited except in emergency fire situations.
New restrictions on the use of firefighting foam containing chemicals known as PFAS to reduce soil and water contamination.