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PFAS in Selected Products in Indonesia

In this study by the Nexus3 Foundation and IPEN, we found the “Forever Chemicals” per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in synthetic clothing, food packaging, and other consumer products sold in Indonesia. PFAS are a large family of chemicals known to persist in the environment and linked with serious health impacts, including cancer, heart disease, and infertility. The study today found that 62% of Indonesian samples tested had high levels of PFAS, above the safety limits proposed in the EU for PFAS in consumer products.

Read the press release (in English, or click below for the report and press release in Bahasa)

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