The Big Reveal: Hundreds of Health Studies on Next Gen PFAS

Dec 23, 2021

Ever since it became clear that two legacy PFAS, PFOA and PFOS, posed serious health risks to people, the message from chemical manufacturers is that their replacements are safe.

A group of scientists from NRDC and The Endocrine Disruption Exchange began to wonder, “how much do we know about the health effects of PFAS beyond PFOA and PFOS?” Thus began the PFAS-Tox Database project—the building of an interactive database of all the publicly available health and toxicology studies published through May 2019, organized into 15 health outcome categories.