Substitute chemicals for cancer-linked PFCs may also be harmful, researchers warn

February 22, 2017

A pair of long-lasting, man-made chemicals called PFOA and PFOS have generated controversy and lawsuits in recent years, worldwide and in Alabama, but a new peer-reviewed paper warns there are more than 3,000 replacement chemicals with similar chemical makeup used to make consumer products whose toxicology and potential health impacts are unknown…

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Tackling Toxics: The “Six Classes” Approach Towards Healthier Products, People, & Planet

Speaker: Arlene Blum
Visiting Scholar, Chemistry, UC Berkeley; Executive Director, Green Science Policy Institute

Event: The Flame Retardant Dilemma and Beyond

February 10, 2017

University of California, Berkeley, California, USA…

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