Polyfluorinated compounds (PFCs) have many applications in consumer products, including food contact materials because of their stain and grease repellent properties. However, they have also been found to be persistent in humans and the environment. PFCs are also associated with a variety of adverse health effects. The Food Packaging Forum summarizes chemical properties, applications, exposure, health effects and regulation of PFCs in a new scientific report.

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FPF report on polyfluorinated compounds