The Institute's recent study finding potentially harmful per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in more than half of makeup products tested—most of it unlabeled—received widespread media attention. Now makeup lovers across North America are asking us: How can I avoid PFAS in my cosmetics?
Important research & policy updates, and work from our Institute
Support for managing per- and polyfluorinated substances (PFAS) as a class is burgeoning, and producers of these “forever chemicals” are scrambling to mount a defense.
Organophosphate esters (OPEs) are some of the most commonly used flame retardants in consumer products today, especially electronics.
I recently attended a Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry North America meeting focused entirely on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).
Synergist chemicals keep a low profile, but they are a crucial part of flame retardants’ act: Think of them as Teller to flame retardants’ Penn.
GSP is proud to launch PFASCentral.org!
The Avengers franchise has stolen the superhero spotlight lately, but not long ago, heroes wore lab coats, not capes.
On January 16, the California Building Standards Commission voted unanimously to update the state’s building codes to allow below-grade use of foam plastic building insulation without flame retardants.
On October 5, federal legislation was enacted which will allow commercial airports in the U.S. to use firefighting foams without PFAS.
Thursday, November 15 is America Recycles Day, when we celebrate the individuals, recycling companies, and governments that are diverting millions of pounds of materials otherwise headed to landfills.