The CDC found PFOS, PFOA, PFHxS, and PFNA in the blood of nearly all people tested
Numerous federal agencies nationwide are striving to have a better understanding of the health effects of PFAS, including the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which found that there are likely thousands of “forever chemicals” currently present in the U.S. However, robust information about PFAS is necessary to fully understand the risks they pose and to be able to take action to protect human health and the environment. Researchers are developing new and more effective methods to identify and measure PFAS in the air, water, groundwater, wastewater, and soil. These methods will help the EPA better understand which of these chemicals are in the environment, at what levels, and how people might be exposed.
Furthermore, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) works closely with the Food and Drug Administration on PFAS-related food safety and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on monitoring PFAS exposure levels. Moreover, the National Toxicology Program (NTP) collaborates with the EPA on the Responsive Evaluation and Assessment of Chemical Toxicity (REACT) program, which is developing a new approach to screen over 100 PFAS to identify common and overlapping patterns of toxicity. Finally, the Department of Defense (DoD) is addressing the releases of PFAS under the federal cleanup laws and protecting the health of its personnel, their families, and the communities in which it serves.
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