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What’s on the Horizon for PFAS-Containing Goods This Year?, Chemical Watch

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Partner Stephanie Feingold is quoted in a Chemical Watch article about expected state and federal regulations on per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). The regulations include plans by the US Environmental Protection Agency to designate two types of PFAS—perfluorooctanoic acid and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid—as hazardous substances under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act; for Maine to promulgate a final PFAS disclosure rule; and for California to bar juvenile products containing PFAS.

Stephanie noted that "companies should seek to identify and eliminate any intentionally added PFASs from their products" where they can, given the coming restrictions.

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