Not only the use of PFOS, but also of the wider family of PFAS should be restricted worldwide.” So says VU professor of Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology Jacob de Boer. He was a guest at a parliamentary hearing of the PFOS inquiry committee in Belgium. In the coming period, this committee will examine the PFOS pollution around the 3M site and in the surroundings of Zwijndrecht near Antwerp, and its consequences for human health. Watch the hearing in Dutch.
Jacob de Boer in hearing Flemish Parliament
2 July 2021
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