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PFAS Basics: What Every Industry Should Know

Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are the latest chemicals identified as potentially harmful pollutants found in soil, groundwater, surface waters, and air. PFAS substances are believed to be widespread and persistent in nature with the potential for these chemicals to bioaccumulate in humans, animals, and the. Known as ‘forever chemicals’ due to their non-degradable properties, PFAS substances are a focus for the EPA as studies have shown the presence of these chemicals in the blood of humans and animals at low levels, and associations with human health problems. Anticipated legislation of PFAS chemicals is driving industries to evaluate their PFAS levels.

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