Groups Tout PFAS Contamination Study To Push Strict TSCA Approach

May 1, 2023
Environmentalists are touting a new study that found PFAS quickly migrates from fluorinated plastic containers to plastics as support for both strict TSCA controls to prevent contamination of consumer products and packaging, and EPA’s ongoing enforcement action against what the groups say is “the only company” producing the treated plastics at issue. The study by researchers at the University of Notre Dame, published March 6 in the journal Environmental Science and Technology Letters , tested fluorinated high-density polyethylene (HDPE) plastic...

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