More Than 200 Million Americans Could Have Toxic PFAS Chemicals In Their Drinking Water

26 Oct 2020 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
WASHINGTON DC, United States

A new study by US think tank the Environmental Working Group (EWG) estimates that more than 200 million Americans could have the toxic fluorinated chemicals known as PFAS in their drinking water at a concentration of 1 part per trillion (ppt) or higher.Further OOSKAnews reading on PFAS - 50 articlesIndependent scientific studies have recommended a safe level for PFAS in drinking water of 1 ppt.PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl chemicals) are a class of heat and water-resistant chemicals that are used in a wide variety of applications including flame-retardants, and non-stick and industrial products, and are contained in many consumer goods such as raincoats, cookware and packaging...

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