The mounting evidence against PFAS has surpassed the sole awareness of the scientific community, and today many regular citizens are aware of this problematic group of chemicals. This begs the question: If PFAS are that bad, how on earth can they still be allowed?
PFAS seem to be everywhere right now – not just in consumer products or in the environment but also in the press, in policy rooms and on product labels. This four-lettered abbreviation is receiving a lot of attention and is, without a doubt, a hot topic in the world of chemicals at the moment.
Video: Imagine Chemistry Challenge 2019 Webinar Last Friday ChemSec Marketplace hosted the presentation of Nouryon’s collaborative innovation program: Imagine Chemistry 2019. Chemical company Nouryon is looking for ways to create a more sustainable future through chemistry. Through this program, they…
This car seat has had her share of bad relationships with endocrine disruptors and so on. Luckily, she tried ChemSec’s online meeting point – Marketplace – and found a match with a safer alternative to a toxic flame retardant. On Marketplace there are hundreds of safer alternatives to hazardous chemicals just waiting to hook up with products. Try it yourself!
Flame retardants might as well be called “Everywhere Chemicals” because they are found far and wide, really anywhere you look. In carpets, mattresses, upholstered furniture, computers, television sets, cables, walls, car seats, clothing, animals, humans – you name it.