PFOA


Subject:
Environment , Public Health & Safety , Pollutants & Toxic Substances , Environmental Health , Toxicology , Fluoropolymers

Description:
This site addresses health safety concerns associated with PFOA (perfluorooctanoic acid) "an essential processing aid used to produce fluoropolymer high-performance materials," such as the non-stick coating Teflon. Includes material about whether PFOA is released when Teflon in heated to high temperatures (including the effect on pet birds) and moves to reduce PFOA emissions, news releases, and related material. From Dupont, the manufacturer of Teflon.

Publisher:
Dupont

Language:
English

Source:
http://www2.dupont.com/PFOA/en_US/


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