PFAS: the scientific acronym with mainstream consequences.

What is PFAS?
PFAS, also referred to as per- or polyfluoroalkyl substances, is a large group of chemicals that are necessary ingredients in many everyday appliances and products that people use. According to the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), over “9,000 PFAS have been identified.” Among the most common are PFOA and PFOS, many of which have been or are being banned across the globe in response to public health warnings and environmental issues.