Madrid Statement in the Media


With its unveiling during Dioxin Symposium 2014 in Spain, Madrid, the Madrid Statement has gained some media attention.

From the Environmental Factor:

At the start of her week in Madrid, Birnbaum made a presentation on the toxicology of tetrabromobisphenol A (TBBPA) during the symposium’s daylong Flame Retardant Science and Policy side meeting Aug. 31, where Green Science Policy Institute representatives unveiled The Madrid Statement on Poly- and Perfluoroalkyl Substances…

Eddy Ball

From the Government Chemist Blog:

A significant number of international scientists, across many disciplines, have drafted a statement “The Madrid Statement” which calls for much greater international cooperation concerning poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).

From the Nordic Institute’s Website:

In connection with this Symposium THE MADRID STATEMENT was approved by a great number of the present scientists. The Madrid Statement documents the scientific consensus regarding the persistence and potential for harm of poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs), and lays out a roadmap to gather needed information and prevent further harm.