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Perfluorooctanoic Acid

The Chemical Marketplace: Revisiting BPA and PFOA

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.02.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

The thing that has made bisphenol A so controversial is the fact that it is used in plastic containers and plastic bottles and the linings of tin cans. But lo and behold there has been some good news on that front.

The Chemical Marketplace: PFOA

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Microwave popcorn bags are often designed with a coating of fluorotelomers, which, when exposed to high temperatures, break down into PFOAs.