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Firms Make Progress Toward PFOA Phaseout
12:08 PM MST | February 5, 2008 | CW Editorial Staff
EPA says that firms participating in a voluntary initiative launched in 2006 for the phaseout of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) are on track to meet a 95% reduction goal in PFOA emissions and product content by 2010. The participating companies are: Arkema; Asahi Glass Chemicals; Ciba Specialty Chemicals; Clariant; Daikin; DuPont; 3M; and Solvay. These companies agreed to reduce facility emissions and product content of PFOA and related chemicals globally by 95%, from 2000 levels, no later than 2010, and to work toward eliminating emissions and product content of...
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