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What are PFAS?


The purpose of this fact sheet is to provide interim guidance to aid physicians and other clinicians with patient consultations on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). It highlights what PFAS are, which chemicals fall into this category of substances, identifies health effects associated with exposure to various PFAS, and suggests answers to specific patient questions about potential PFAS exposure. 

Select the FACT SHEET button below to learn more…

Walt Grech