Australian importers and exporters of decabromodiphenyl ether (decaBDE), perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), its salts, and PFOA-related compounds will soon need to comply with new rules following the inclusion of these hazardous chemicals in the…
PFCAs and similar substances, such as perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), have been recognised as substances of very high concern due to their hazardous characteristics, and the goal is to safeguard customers from exposure to these substances.
The Center for Environmental Health (CEH) and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) announced results of a new study showing fluorinated high-density polyethylene (HDPE) plastic containers tested positive for PFAS, including…
- China MEE released the "List of Key New Pollutants for Control (2022 Edition), including POPs, PFOS and PFOA
China MEE published the "List of Key New Pollutants for Control (2022 Edition) (Draft for Comment)" on 27 September 2022 and requested feedback. Ten persistent organic pollutants are among the 14 important new pollutants on the list.
- EWG submits its comments on draft guidelines by WHO on PFOA and PFOS contamination of drinking water
Submitting comments on the World Health Organization (WHO)'s draft guidelines for allowable levels of PFOA and PFOS contamination in drinking water, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) has expressed that the proposed guidelines ignore WHO's…
Two new chemicals (or group of chemicals) namely decabromodiphenyl ether and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), its salts and PFOA-related compounds have been included in the Annex III to the Rotterdam Convention.
- EWG submits its comments on the U.S. EPA's proposed rules to designate PFOA and PFOS as hazardous substances under CERCLA
Submitting comments on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S.
On October 24, 2022, EU regulation to reduce limit values for the presence of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in waste was adopted.
On September 27, 2022, China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment released a draft "2022 List of Key Controlling New Pollutants", seeking public comments will October 28, 2022.