Five EU Member States have started gathering evidence for a broad PFAS ban. But they need help from companies, and ChemSec can show you how to provide it.
As the movement grows, we thought it would be interesting to ask the companies about the biggest challenges connected to moving away from PFAS.
This is the first time the EU has imposed a ban on several chemicals of similar structure and properties all at once, which hopefully paves the way for more group bans.
During this webinar, you can expect to receive an overview of the implications of the Cosmetics Directive revision and what they mean for your business, as well as what you can do to avoid facing negative consequences of revised legislation and ensure that your business is compliant.
The make-over project of removing PFAS from the cosmetics industry still has a long way to go. But test studies and legal tightening on this issue around the world makes us believe in a bright, glowing future.
For decades, the people living in the Swedish town of Kallinge got their tap water from a treatment plant that turned out to be contaminated with harmful PFAS chemicals. They sued the municipally owned water company for damages – and won. But the water company is appealing the verdict, arguing that high levels of PFAS should not be considered a personal injury.
During this webinar, Gunnar Thorsén, test expert from IVL, will provide an overview of the most important issues concerning testing for PFAS, for example the different types of tests and how to interpret the results.
Firefighters are disproportionately struck by cancer compared to the general population. A growing body of evidence points towards the PFAS chemicals in firefighting turnout gear, applied to make the clothing water-repellant.
are being used in rainwear, dental floss, firefighting foam – and in my hairdresser’s shampoo. I broke her heart when I told her about it. She had no idea what PFAS were, but she obviously does not want them in the products she and other hairdressers use every day.
Researchers at Karlstad, Örebro and Lund universities have previously shown that PFAS can affect both the pregnant woman and the fetus during early pregnancy, causing preeclampsia and poorer fetal growth. Now, involuntary termination of pregnancy can be added to the list.