Golf Magazine

No Change

By Golfrefugees

The lo-down on PFC's A chemical that for decades was a key ingredient in making Teflon and hundreds of other products including as a water/stain repellent in our clothing. Perfluorooctanoic acid, or PFOA, belongs to a class of chemicals that have invaded the bodies of people and animals in the farthest reaches of the globe. PFOA pollutes the blood of almost all Americans and can pass from mother to unborn child in the womb. It builds up in our bodies, and studies have shown it can cause cancer, reproductive disorders and other serious illnesses. How was this allowed to happen? Toothless regulators, no consumer chemical labelling transparency, corporate lies coupled with a complete disregard for human / environmental safety. Nothing has changed.

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