3M Exiting PFAS Market As It Faces Massive Environmental Liabilities

December 20, 2022
Chemical giant 3M has announced it will stop producing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and discontinue their use in its products by the end of 2025, as it continues to face hundreds of millions of dollars in potential PFAS-related environmental liability and growing litigation over the toxic substances. In a Dec. 20 press release, 3M announced that by the end of 2025, it “will discontinue manufacturing all fluoropolymers, fluorinated fluids, and PFAS-based additive products,” and says it will “work to...

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