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Position paper - A narrow regulatory focus on persistence-only is not justifiable and can undermine innovation to produce materials that support societal sustainability goals

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14 Jul 2020
Environment

Several Member States are gathering information that will be used to prepare an analysis of restriction options for PFAS, and subsequently, a REACH restriction proposal. The American Chamber of Commerce to the EU (AmCham EU) welcomes the openness for stakeholders to provide information to facilitate this process. The AmCham EU Environment Committee has examined the treatment of PFAS from different perspectives. This paper addresses the regulatory focus on persistency and mobility criteria.