Wide Range Of Materials Expected To Win Waiver From Maine PFAS Ban

January 26, 2024
A wide range of materials could be excluded from Maine’s sweeping ban on intentionally added PFAS in products, industry sources say, if the state agrees with manufacturers and trade groups that specific PFAS uses are currently unavoidable because they are key to health, safety or the functioning of society. These include pharmaceuticals; medical devices and equipment; heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment; refrigeration equipment; firefighting turnout gear; products necessary to meet decarbonization goals; life-saving equipment; public transportation equipment; and construction...

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