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IC2 Webinar: The PFAS Universe: Uses, Classification, and Degradation

January 30, 2019

In this webinar, Bob Buck (The Chemours Company) and Steve Korzeniowski (BeachEdge Consulting for FluoroCouncil) discussed the uses, classification, and degradation of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), including:

  • PFAS chemicals currently in use, with associated uses
  • The universe of PFAS
  • Q&A/discussion on the universe of substances and uses
  • Degradation pathways (biotic/abiotic), half-lives, and breakdown products for those chemicals currently in use (in particular, for large-volume products, perfluoropolyether polymers, side-chain fluorinated polymers, and for products used in dispersive applications, like AFFF).
  • Q&A/discussion on degradation pathways and degradation products
  • Other topics and questions

Download the slides [PDF]
Questions and Answers from the Webinar
Plastics Industry Association Guide to the Safe Handling of Fluoropolymer Resins (5th ed.)



January 30, 2019
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