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EPA declares 2 forever chemicals are 'hazardous,' putting polluters on the hook for cleanup

EPA declares 2 forever chemicals are 'hazardous,' putting polluters on the hook for cleanup

The Biden administration on Friday designated two pervasive pollutants as “hazardous substances” — making it easier to put companies that dumped them on the hook for cleanup costs.  The move, by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), designates two types of PFAS as hazardous under the nation’s legacy pollution law.  PFAS, which stands for per-and polyfluoroalkyl […]

Plastic food packaging contains thousands of hormone-mimicking chemicals: Study

Plastic food packaging contains thousands of hormone-mimicking chemicals: Study

Plastic food packaging contains chemicals that disrupt the endocrine system — and that can leach into food, a new study has found. Once there, these chemicals can mimic — or disrupt — the effects of the hormones estrogen and testosterone on the body, according to the study published Tuesday in Environmental Science & Technology. Other chemicals […]

Grease-proof food packaging containing ‘forever chemicals’ is no longer being sold: FDA

Grease-proof food packaging containing ‘forever chemicals’ is no longer being sold: FDA

Grease-proof food wrappers being sold in the U.S. will no longer contain toxic “forever chemicals,” the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Wednesday. Jim Jones, the FDA’s deputy commissioner for human foods, said in a written statement that food packaging manufacturers are no longer selling wrappers containing perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS. The statement […]

Respirator Mask 6300 – Half Face Gas Mask – Respirator Mask with Filters 60926 – Reusable Spray Paint Mask for Epoxy Resin Chemicals Painting Organic Vapor Sanding Woodworking Dust (Large)

Respirator Mask 6300 – Half Face Gas Mask – Respirator Mask with Filters 60926 – Reusable Spray Paint Mask for Epoxy Resin Chemicals Painting Organic Vapor Sanding Woodworking Dust (Large)

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RANKSING Reusable Respirator Gas Mask Half Facepiece Shield 6200 Face Cover with Filters for Dust, Fumes, Asbestos, Chemicals and Other Airborne Particles while Painting, Spraying, Polishing and More

RANKSING Reusable Respirator Gas Mask Half Facepiece Shield 6200 Face Cover with Filters for Dust, Fumes, Asbestos, Chemicals and Other Airborne Particles while Painting, Spraying, Polishing and More

【Certified Quality Assurance】We’ve gone through rigorous testing to ensure filtration efficiency ≥ 95%. Our multi-layer filtration system, certified accessories, and materials ensure your safety. Top-notch quality to meet CE (EU) 2016/435 standard for better purifying breathing system.【Why Us】Ergonomic 5D designs:1.Made of high quality silicone material, durable and easy to clean; […]

Gas Masks Survival Nuclear and Chemical, Gas Mask with 40mm Activated Carbon Filter and 6001 Filter, Respirator Mask for Dust, Vapors, Chemicals, Paint, Spray, Welding, Polishing

Gas Masks Survival Nuclear and Chemical, Gas Mask with 40mm Activated Carbon Filter and 6001 Filter, Respirator Mask for Dust, Vapors, Chemicals, Paint, Spray, Welding, Polishing

Imported【ERGONOMIC & COMFORTABLE】The gas mask is made of high-quality silicone material, comfortable to wear. Adjustable headband fits most people’s heads. Note: You can’t wear glasses with this full face respirator mask. Seal test is required after wearing.【SAFE & PROFESSIONAL】The face screen with anti-fog and anti-impact design, safe and secure when […]

Hormone-disrupting chemicals in plastics may raise diabetes risk in women: study

Hormone-disrupting chemicals in plastics may raise diabetes risk in women: study

Endocrine-disrupting chemicals known as phthalates — which are commonly used in plastics — may increase the risk of diabetes in women, a new study has found. White women with high exposures to some of these substances had a 30 percent to 63 percent higher chance of developing diabetes, according to the study, which was published on Wednesday in […]