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EPA Renews TSCA Enforcement Threat Over PFAS-Leaching Plastics

September 9, 2022
EPA is warning industry that new research confirms reports of PFAS leaching from certain fluorinated plastic containers, with a particular contamination risk for water-based products and several pesticides -- and renewing its warning that the contamination likely violates its TSCA significant new use rule (SNUR) for many “long-chain” PFAS. In a Sept. 8 release, the agency said further study of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) containers linked to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS) contamination in a widely used mosquito-killing product found higher...

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