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Perfluorinated Compounds (Historical)

Publication number Date Published
16-04-021November 2016
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Author(s) Wineke, Andrew
Description PFAS is an acronym for “per- and poly-fluorinated alkyl substances.” These are a group of very stable, manmade chemicals that remain in the environment for a long time without breaking down. They are of special concern because some of them build up in people and the environment, a process known as bioaccumulation.
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Keywords perfluorinated compounds, PFAS, perfluoroalkyl substances, chemical action plan
WEB PAGE PFAS Chemical Action Plan webpage