Watch the webinar replay on Advances in Understanding Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances
The OECD Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) webinar series brings world experts together to share vital information and best practices regarding PFASs. These free webinars are open to the general public. Video recordings of our PFASs webinars are made available online afterwards. Register for an upcoming webinar or watch the video recordings of our past webinars below.
The new OECD report provides a comprehensive overview of the chemical identities of SCFPs that have been on the global market, including a non-exhaustive list of 103 SCFPs and 42 monomers. The report comes with a separate Annexcomprising five spreadsheets providing the following information: substances identities, use information, PFAS-impurity studies, degradation studies and SCFP release.
Introduction by Eeva Leinala, Environment Directorate, OECD
Zhanyun Wang, Empa-Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research
Tala Henry and Jeffrey Dawson, US Environmental Protection Agency | Presentation Valentina Bertato, DG Environment, European Commission | Presentation Kei Ohno Woodall, Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Convention | Presentation
Introduction by Eeva Leinala, Principal Administrator, Environment Directorate, OECD Nakayama, Centre for Health and Environmental Risk Research, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan presented work on worldwide trends in tracing PFAS in the environment | Presentation Chris Impellitteri, EPA’s Office of Research and Development, United States presented an update on EPA’s Analytical Methods for PFAS | Presentation Stefan Posner, Independent researcher, presented work on the development of CEN and ISO test methods for the analysis of PFAS in textile and leather | Presentation.