PFAS

New York Ban On PFAS In Food Packaging Is Now Law

New York Ban On PFAS In Food Packaging Is Now Law

In August 2020, we flagged that New York took a significant step in becoming the third state in the country to ban the use of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in food packaging. At the time, the legislation (S.8817 and A.4739-C) was passed by the New York...

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PFAS Limits In Bottled Water Rejected By FDA

PFAS Limits In Bottled Water Rejected By FDA

PFAS limits in bottled water is a subject that has recently seen increased public scrutiny and pressure for federal agencies to act - specifically, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). However, a December 2019 letter from the FDA to the International Bottled Water...

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Wisconsin PFAS Sampling Requested

Wisconsin PFAS Sampling Requested

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has asked Tyco Fire Products, a subsidiary of Johnson Controls, Inc., to expand its sampling of fish for polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). This decision was prompted by initial sampling in privately-owned ponds near...

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North Carolina PFAS Lawsuit Alleges Fraud

North Carolina PFAS Lawsuit Alleges Fraud

On October 13, 2020, a significant North Carolina PFAS lawsuit was filed by North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein filed suit against DuPont and Chemours for the discharge of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) from Fayetteville Works. The complaint alleges...

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