Article | June 6, 2019

Effective Solutions For Removing Short-Chain PFAS, GenX, And PFAS Precursors

Source: Calgon Carbon Corporation

Debate about regulating per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances is heating up across the country as the extent of known contamination continues to grow at an alarming rate. Also known as PFAS, this large group of toxic fluorinated compounds used widely in industrial and consumer applications has attracted the interest of researchers, regulators, and the public because of its persistence in the environment.

There are no legally enforceable limits for PFAS chemicals under federal laws. Instead, the EPA so far has only issued a nonbinding health advisory level for drinking water.