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Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS): Challenges and Opportunities

Threat of Toxic Chemicals Draws Scores of Experts to Yale School of Public Health

A class of manmade chemicals widely used in consumer goods since World War II—the toxicity of which is featured in the current movie Dark Waters—drew dozens of experts from across academia, government and industry to the Yale School of Public Health (YSPH) to assess the threat posed by per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, commonly known as PFAS.

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