Perfluorinated compounds might increase miscarriage risk

Study finds strong significant associations between serum concentrations of several perfluorinated alkylated substances and miscarriage risk in Danish women

EU wants ban on perfluorooctanoic acid

EU works towards listing perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) in Annex A of the Stockholm Convention on persistent organic pollutants (POPs)

US EPA takes action on long-chain perfluorinated chemicals

US Environmental Protection Agency proposed Significant New Use Rule (SNUR) for soon-to-be phased-out perfluorinated chemicals

Perfluorinated chemicals may affect children’s neuro-behavioral development

New study investigates pregnancy serum concentrations of PFOS and PFOA and behavior and motor development of children aged 5–9 years

Emission of PFCAs from heated kitchenware and consumer products

New study shows perfluoroalkyl carboxylic acids to be emitted from heated polytetrafluoroethylene surfaces, emission increases with temperature

PFAAs and DDE may affect thyroid hormone levels

Prenatal exposure to PFAAs and DDE may be associated with T4 levels in infants, Dutch study shows

Madrid Statement on PFASs

Scientists reach consensus regarding the persistence and potential for harm of PFASs

PFOA may be placed on Annex XV

Germany submits restriction proposal for PFOA under Annex XV of REACH, dossier prepared in cooperation with Norway

FDA asked to ban PFCs from FCMs

NGOs petition FDA to remove perfluorinated compounds from food contact materials

Sweden: 2015-2020 toxic-free strategy

Swedish Chemical Agency publishes 5 year toxic-free strategy; focus on food and drinking water, consumer products and vulnerable populations