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ATSDR Maintains Strict Draft PFAS Risk Levels In Final Toxicity Report

May 5, 2021
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) has released its final toxicological profile for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), preserving without changes the minimal risk levels (MRLs) it proposed in 2018 -- all at levels more conservative than those EPA has used to craft its own exposure limits. ATSDR, a federal agency within the Department of Health and Human Services, quietly posted the long-awaited final PFAS profile on its website May 5, with no accompanying Federal Register...

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