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The use of PFAS is ubiquitous across industries, making it more important than ever for product safety professionals to understand what their products are made of, find safer alternatives and ensure compliance.

Increasing chemicals regulation of PFAS presents a real challenge for those in chemicals management. Authorities in Europe are developing plans that could phase out PFAS; and in the US, several state-level bills are calling for a ban.

Keeping up with changing PFAS regulation is now crucial for product safety professionals managing chemicals in a range of sectors; from food packaging, to children’s products, to firefighting foam and more.

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Recent Chemical Watch PFAS and PFOA coverage 

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21 April 2022

Lawmakers also suggest mandating ingredient disclosure, funding investigation of alternatives

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PFAS regulation: 
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As the leading global provider of intelligence and insight for product safety professionals, Chemical Watch keeps its community up to date with PFAS regulation and the impact on products and markets through:

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Chemical Watch Podcast

Listen to the latest TSCA news on the Chemical Watch Podcast

The Chemical Watch Podcast regularly explores TSCA developments in more detail. You can listen via your favourite podcasting app or via the Chemical Watch platform – whatever suits you best. Check out some of the latest episodes now. 

Special Chemical Watch podcast: US PFAS product regulations

10 August 2021

In this special edition of the Chemical Watch podcast, North America reporter Julia John is joined by a guest panel to discuss the latest PFAS developments and restrictions across US states, including Washington State’s prohibition of PFASs in food packaging.

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US state-level PFAS developments

14 April 2022

In this edition of the Chemical Watch podcast, we catch up with chief analyst Nhat Nguyen to look at the latest state-level developments in the regulation of PFASs or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances.

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3 guiding principles to eliminating toxic chemicals in consumer products

Sustainability consultant Chris Enlow, speaking at our PFAS Updates conference in June 2021, shares three key ideas when it comes to the elimination of toxic chemicals in products. 

05 April 2022

North America managing editor, Kelly Franklin, looks at how an ‘open letter’ on fluorinated HDPE containers signals tighter examination of per- and polyfluorinated substances under the agency’s strategic roadmap

09 March 2022

State confirms fifth product-chemical listing under product safety scheme

01 March 2022

Groups urge further action from US EPA

24 March 2022

European Commission official says new criteria will not be ready for PFAS ban

10 March 2022

Submission pushed back by six months

01 April 2022

Shorter timeline expected for US stores

24 March 2022

Popeyes, Tim Hortons included in pledge to end substances’ use by end of 2025


Our popular PFAS conference returns again on 7 September, where we’ll bring together a fantastic team of expert speakers from around the world. The programme for this virtual conference will be announced in the next few weeks.

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