PFAS

For more info, please download the following documents:


PARLIAMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA.
Inquiry into the management of PFAS contamination in and around Defence bases
Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade
https://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/committees/reportjnt/024207/toc_pdf/InquiryintothemanagementofPFAScontaminationinandaroundDefencebases.pdf;fileType=application%2Fpdf

IPEN
Expert Panel – Stockholm Convention 9th Conference of the Parties (COP9) Geneva
THE GLOBAL PFAS PROBLEM: FLUORINE-FREE
ALTERNATIVES AS SOLUTIONS
FIREFIGHTING FOAMS AND OTHER SOURCES — GOING FLUORINE-FREE

April / May 2019

The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.
UN Chemical Regulators Approve PFOA Ban, With Exemptions
https://news.bloombergenvironment.com/environment-and-energy/un-chemical-regulators-approve-pfoa-ban-with-exemptions
04/05/19

theintercept.com
HIGH LEVELS OF TOXIC PFAS CHEMICALS POLLUTE BREAST MILK AROUND THE WORLD
https://theintercept.com/2019/04/30/breast-milk-pfas-chemicals/
30/04/19

Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions
Meetings of the conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions
http://www.brsmeas.org/2019COPs/Overview/tabid/7523/language/en-US/Default.aspx
29/04/19

IPEN
Fire-Safety Regulators, Scientists, & Industry Representatives Call for a Global Ban on PFAS Chemicals with No Loopholes for Toxic Fire Fighting Foams
https://ipen.org/news/fire-safety-regulators-scientists-industry-representatives-call-global-ban-pfas-chemicals-no
24/04/19

IMF BENTHAM
Environmental and Human Health Effects
Challenges of addressing contamination of any sort

28/03/19

IPEN.org
SAY NO TO SULFLURAMID: REASONS FOR A WORLDWIDE BAN ON THIS AGROTOXIC CHEMICAL
https://ipen.org/sites/default/files/documents/en_ipen-sulfuramide-factsheet-v1_10a-en.pdf
03/2019

Metropolitan Fire and Emergency Services Board
MFB Commander Mick Tisbury AFSM
PFAS Exposure Pathways Assessment – Largs North Fire Station
27/02/2019

Macquarie University
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

Faculty of Science and Engineering
PFAS Presentation to Firefighters – UFU
09/10/18

Announcement of the German Environment Agency (UBA)
Statement of the German Human Biomonitoring Commission (HBM Commission)
HBM I values for Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) in blood plasma

2016


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