ACC Queries Cancer Study California Using To Justify PFOA Health Goal

September 30, 2021
The chemistry industry is signaling it will challenge the adequacy of a newer epidemiological study on the carcinogenic effects of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) that California regulators are using to help justify their plan to set a strict drinking water public health goal (PHG) for the substance, which could be a model for EPA’s upcoming goal. “We agree that the [National Cancer Institute (NCI)] study is both very new and also well conducted, but it suffers from the same limitations of...

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