All Nonessential PFAS Should Be Phased Out, Scientists Advise

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A team of scientists, including STEEP director Dr. Rainer Lohmann, published another article discussing the high persistence of PFAS and further urge all nonessential use to be phased out. They state that the continual release of PFAS will result in greater probability of unknown adverse effects, which are likely to be irreversible

The article is the fourth paper published since 2019 by the Global PFAS Science Panel — an international partnership among academic researchers, regulatory scientists and policy analysts dedicated to enhancing understanding of PFAS and to protecting human and environmental health from their potentially adverse effects. The work appears in the journal Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts.

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