CHEMISTRY

Understanding PFAS: Regulations, Sources, Chemistry, and Alternatives

 

Per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have been around for decades. Still, consumers are increasingly concerned about the long-term health and environmental effects of PFAS exposure through food and food packaging in recent years. Along with consumer awareness, PFAS regulations remain a hot topic in food manufacturing.

This webinar comprehensively explains PFAS, including its chemistry, sources, and uses. You will learn about the FDA's regulatory requirements for PFAS and methods of assessment of PFAS sources and intake points. In addition, the webinar will discuss alternatives to PFAS and processes to prevent the introduction of new PFAS.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the FDA’s regulatory requirements for PFAS

  • Review methods of assessment of PFAS Sources and intake points

  • Understand the chemistry and sources/uses of PFAS

  • Learn about alternatives to PFAS, as well as processes to prevent the introduction of new PFAS

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