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Emerging Contaminants – Perfluorinated Compounds

You could say that perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) are the Superheros of chemicals. They resist heat and other chemicals, have dielectric properties, make things slippery, and repel grease and water. 310 more words


Exposure to chemicals in environment associated with onset of early menopause ( Cookware )

Public release date: 23-Mar-2011

Exposure to perfluorocarbons associated with lower concentrations of the hormone estradiol

Chevy Chase, MD— A recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM) found that higher levels of perfluorocarbons (PFCs) in the body are associated with increased odds of having experienced menopause in women between 42 and 64 years old. 355 more words

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Compounds in nonstick cookware may be associated with elevated cholesterol in children and teens

Public release date: 6-Sep-2010

 -  Perfluoroalkyl acids are used during the manufacture of fluoropolymers, which give non-stick heat resistance to cookware and breathable, waterproof properties to fabrics and upholstery… 621 more words

Low-density Lipoprotein