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Chemours to the European Court for hazardous GenX

PFAS, the chemical substances present in products like anti-stick pans and raincoats, are so hazardous for the environment and human health that there is talk about banning them. But the chemical company Chemours (previously Dupont) in Dordrecht continues to fight a previous European decision to qualify GenX – PFAS type substances – as a substance of high concern. More:

Chemours to the European Court for hazardous GenX  –  Plastic Soup Foundation

Action on GenX

Action on ‘GenX’: Another ‘forever chemical’ added to the EU list of substances of very high concern  –  ChemTrust
EU Court hearing on GenX: company Chemours challenges EU authority  –  ChemTrust

PFAS in packaging

EPA Takes Action to Investigate PFAS Contamination  –  US EPA
Beyond paper: PFAS linked to common plastic packaging used for food, cosmetics, and much more  –  EDF
New publication: Forever chemicals widespread in disposable food packaging  –  Erase all toxins
Throwaway Packaging, Forever Chemicals (Study)  –  Arnika, Bund, IPEN, ChemTrust

PFAS in cosmetics

Use of PFAS in cosmetics ‘widespread,’ new study finds  –  EurekAlert
Fluorinated Compounds in North American Cosmetics (Research article)PFAS, the chemical substances present in products like anti-stick pans and raincoats, are so hazardous for the environment and human health that there is talk about banning them. But the chemical company Chemours (previously Dupont) in Dordrecht continues to fight a previous European decision to qualify GenX – PFAS type substances – as a substance of high concern. More:

Chemours to the European Court for hazardous GenX  –  Plastic Soup Foundation

Action on GenX

Action on ‘GenX’: Another ‘forever chemical’ added to the EU list of substances of very high concern  –  ChemTrust
EU Court hearing on GenX: company Chemours challenges EU authority  –  ChemTrust

PFAS in packaging

EPA Takes Action to Investigate PFAS Contamination  –  US EPA
Beyond paper: PFAS linked to common plastic packaging used for food, cosmetics, and much more  –  EDF
New publication: Forever chemicals widespread in disposable food packaging  –  Erase all toxins
Throwaway Packaging, Forever Chemicals (Study)  –  Arnika, Bund, IPEN, ChemTrust

PFAS in cosmetics

Use of PFAS in cosmetics ‘widespread,’ new study finds  –  EurekAlert
Fluorinated Compounds in North American Cosmetics (Research article)

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