Kidde-Fenwal Inc, a subsidiary of Carrier Global Corp that specializes in fire control systems, filed for bankruptcy on May 14, 2023, due to the weight of lawsuits alleging that PFAS “forever chemicals” in its firefighting foam products have contaminated water sources around U.S. airports and military bases.
Forever At Risk: Toxic PFAS Chemicals in Makeup, Lotions
According to a new study, users of cosmetics and personal care products are exposing themselves to toxic PFAS chemicals that are linked with serious health consequences and may remain in their bodies forever.
WA State Bans PFAS, Formaldehyde, Lead, Phthalates from Cosmetics
Washington state bans PFAS, Phthalates and other toxins from cosmetics and personal care products.
Cancer-Causing PFAS Chemicals Discovered in Contact Lenses
The results of new laboratory testing have revealed extremely high levels of organic fluorine, a marker of toxic PFAS chemicals, in every kind of contact lens tested.
Rid Your Water of Toxic PFAS Chemicals: New Filter Will Do It, Say Scientists
Scientists have developed a filter that can eliminate the vast majority (99%) of PFAS contamination from drinking water.
Toxic PFAS Chemicals Found in Canada’s Food Packaging: Study
Scientific researchers have discovered toxic PFAS chemicals in Canadian food packaging.
Toxic PFAS Chemicals may Reduce Fertility: Study
A new study has revealed that women with PFAS chemicals in their blood might experience difficulty becoming pregnant.
Toxic PFAS Chemicals Discovered in Turf where Six Baseball Players Died of Brain Cancer
An investigation into the deaths of six former Philadelphia Phillies players from the same type of brain cancer has found that the artificial turf where they played for years contains dangerous PFAS chemicals.
High PFAS Levels in Popular Smoothies: Lawsuit
Green Goodness smoothie manufacturer, Bolthouse Farms, is being accused in a new class-action lawsuit of deceiving customers about toxic PFAS chemicals in their drinks.
Toxic PFAS Chemicals in Period Underwear and Other Feminine Products with Chemicals of Concern
A period underwear manufacturer recently settled a class action lawsuit claiming its products contain harmful chemicals, including PFAS. The lawsuit brings attention to the number of toxic chemicals in feminine products overall.