Science and Policy of Highly Fluorinated Chemicals


How Science Can Impact Policy

Prior to the FLUOROS 2015 conference, scientists and other experts discussed opportunities for bridging the science and policy of highly fluorinated chemicals.

Date: Sunday, July 12, 2015, prior to the FLUOROS 2015 meeting
Time: 9:00AM ‚Äď 5:00PM
Location: Table Mountain Inn, Golden, Colorado, USA

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9:00am Morning Session:
PFASs in products and the environment

01Arlene Blum
Visiting Scholar, Chemistry, UCB; Executive Director, Green Science Policy Institute, Berkeley, CA USA
“Six Classes” Containing Harmful Chemicals: How Science Can Impact Policy and Purchasing

02Jennifer Field and Graham Peaslee
Professor of Environmental & Molecular Toxicology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA; Professor of Chemistry & Environmental Science, Hope College, Holland, Michigan, USA
Toward Closing the Mass Balance on PFASs Associated with Consumer Products – Paper and Textiles

03Anna Kärrman
Associate Professor of Environmental Chemistry,¬†√Ėrebro University,¬†√Ėrebro, Sweden
The Shift to C6 in Firefighting Foam and Its Implications

04Andrew Lindstrom
Research Physical Scientist, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
USEPA’s Drinking Water Monitoring Program

1:00pm Afternoon Session:
Management of PFAS use in consumer products

05Scott Mabury
Professor of Chemistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
A Decade of Progress on Science and Policy of Highly Fluorinated Chemicals

06Ian Cousins
Professor of Environmental Science, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
Poorly Reversible Exposure and Chemicals Management

07Graham White
Senior Chemist Evaluator, Health Canada, New Substances Assessment and Control Bureau, Canada
Risk Reduction Approaches for PFASs in Canada with a New Substances Perspective

08Xenia Trier
Research Chemist, Technical University of Denmark, Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
Regulatory Efforts in Denmark for PFASs in Food Contact Materials

09Dave Andrews
Senior Scientist, Environmental Working Group
Poisoned Legacy: EWG Reports on PFASs

10Simona Balan
Senior Scientist, Green Science Policy Institute, Berkeley, California, USA
Science Informing Policy: The Madrid Statement on PFASs