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EPA Finds Replacements for Toxic ‘Teflon’ Chemicals Toxic

EPA Finds Replacements for Toxic ‘Teflon’ Chemicals Toxic

By Anna Reade The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released draft toxicity assessments for GenX chemicals and PFBS, both members of a larger group of chemicals known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). GenX and PFBS are being used as replacement chemicals for PFOA and PFOS, the original Teflon chemicals that were forced off […]

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    EPA Finds Replacements for Toxic ‘Teflon’ Chemicals Toxic

    EPA Finds Replacements for Toxic ‘Teflon’ Chemicals Toxic

    By Anna Reade The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released draft toxicity assessments for GenX chemicals and PFBS, both members of a larger group of chemicals known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). GenX and PFBS are being used as replacement chemicals for PFOA and PFOS, the original Teflon chemicals that were forced off […]

    Will Cape Fear Become the Next Flint, Michigan as DuPont Dumps GenX Into River?

    Will Cape Fear Become the Next Flint, Michigan as DuPont Dumps GenX Into River?

    By Josh Gay In February, DuPont and its spinoff Chemours finally agreed to pay out the $670+ million settlement stemming from their toxic chemical Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), commonly known as C8. The chemical was shown to cause kidney, pancreatic, liver and testicular cancer, high cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia), pregnancy issues, including preeclampsia, thyroid disease and ulcerative colitis […]