perfluorooctanoic love



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  • adj. Of or pertaining to perfluorooctanoic acid or its derivatives


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perfluoro- +‎ octanoic


  • A recent report by the FDA showed that a chemical coating that is in microwave popcorn bags breaks down when it is heated into a substance called perfluorooctanoic, which is a likely carcinogen according to the Environmental Protection Agency.

    Progressive Bloggers

  • C8 is also known as perfluorooctanoic acid, or PFOA.

    The Charleston Gazette -

  • When it comes to nonstick, unfortunately, it’s often a toxic chemical known as perfluorooctanoic acid PFOA.

    Eco-friendly prizes aplenty at the Risotto Challenge

  • A twofold increase in the concentration of perfluorooctanoic acid, a type of PFC, at age 5, for instance, was associated with more than double the risk of falling below the "clinically protective" threshold of antibody response to the diphtheria vaccination.

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  • Researchers recently showed that when added to the diets of rats, PFOA perfluorooctanoic acid, a breakdown chemical of Teflon and one of the chemicals found in the blood panel screenings mentioned above, causes significant impairments in the ability of rats to develop an appropriate immune response.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Potent suppression of the adaptive immune response in mice upon dietary exposure to the potent peroxisome proliferator, perfluorooctanoic acid.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Watch out for the perfluorooctanoic acid lining the inside of your cup.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • You may not realize it, but you and your family are continually exposed to perfluoroalkyls, which include perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), and perfluorooctanesulfonate (PFOS).

    Dr. Joseph Mercola: A Newly Discovered Reason To Avoid Fast Food

  • The Los Angeles Times ran an important story yesterday on the use of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) in food packaging.

    California Considering Ban on PFOA in Food Packaging by 2010

  • Another chemical you might have read about related to nonstick coatings is perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), used in making nonstick coating for cookware and many other products, including packaging materials and stain-resistant coatings.

    Q&A: Is cooking with nonstick pans bad for your health?


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