Amid Struggle, Maine Narrows PFAS Reporting, Reworks Product Bans

April 26, 2024
Maine has enacted a sweeping overhaul to its landmark prohibition of PFAS in products and related reporting requirements that state officials struggled to implement, narrowing the scope of reporting mandates and extending by two years the deadline for stopping the sale of products with intentionally added PFAS, while also setting earlier prohibition dates for some product categories. Maine in 2021 became the first state to ban the sale of all products containing intentionally added per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), prohibiting...

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