EHS Strategies – Chemicals of Emerging Concern: Knowing When (and How) to Regulate
EHS Strategies is a quarterly publication of analyses to highlight a variety of environment, health, and safety issues that are important in today’s global marketplace.
This free report examines the increased oversight on perfluorinated and polyfluorinated compounds, the complexities of implementing regulations, and the role of the public in fueling the demand for more stringent standards.
These particular compounds are of concern because their applications are wide-ranging, from firefighting foams to nonstick cookware and stain-resistant fabrics. Public pressure is mounting because the chemicals have been found in groundwater and drinking water, and governmental bodies are stepping up their regulatory efforts.