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The History of PFAS

Part 1: The Beginning of PFAS

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PFAS were first introduced into manufacturing in the 1930s and have been produced since the mid-20th century. They’re in many products we use every day, including food packaging, outdoor gear, popcorn bags, food wrappers, facial moisturizers, mattresses, carpets, cookware, and much more.

Take a look at this timeline below, which is part one of a 5-part PFAS series with Environmental Research and Education Foundation (EREF).

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