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Health & Safety: Study Reveals PFAS Hazards

Perfluoroalkyl substances can pass from mother to fetus during pregnancy

By Seán Ottewell, Editor at Large
Feb 19, 2019

Thousands of chemicals make up the PFAS (perfluoroalkyl substances) group and, thanks to their water- and grease-resistant properties, PFAS are used in everything from frying pans and food packaging to clothes, cleaning agents and firefighting foams.

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