New EPA PFAS framework expects most PFAS to be PBTs

The Environmental Protection Agency has issued a new framework for reviewing new PFAS and PFAS subject to Significant New Use Rules. The framework provides insight on the EPA’s plans for future PFAS review under the Toxic Substances Control Act, including an expectation that most PFAS reviewed under the program will be determined to be persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic and will likely undergo additional screening.

PFAS, PBTs, and EPA regulation

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a wide class of synthetic organic chemicals that are used across industrial and commercial products in a variety of diverse applications.

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