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Substances

Perfluorocarbons (PFCs)

Where is it Commonly Found?

Stain protecting fabric treatment, fire extinguishers, and Refrigerants.
HEALTH EFFECT SUMMARY
These chemicals are persistent and bioaccumulative, and are suspected endocrine disruptors, reproductive and developmental toxicants, and carcinogens.

What are its known health effects?

What are its suspected health effects?

Carcinogen (EC-CLP)

Developmental Toxicant (EC-CLP)

Additional Regulatory Information

A greenhouse gas that is targeted to be reduced as a part of The Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

Does it Correspond With Any Green Building Credits?

Green Guide for Health Care - CM 1.1: Community Contaminant Prevention: Airborne releases;
Living Building Challenge 3.0 - Red List;

How is it Categorized?

Chemical Compounds

What is its Origin?

A greenhouse gas that is targeted to be reduced as a part of The Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

Perfluorochemicals (PFCs) are a group of manmade chemicals that have been used since the 1950s in many consumer products.

Divisions and Sections

Div 09 Fabric-Wrapped Panels

Div 09 Stretched-Fabric Wall Systems

Div 12 Custom Upholstered Seating

Div 12 Guest Room Furniture

Div 12 Healthcare Seating

Div 12 Office Furniture

Div 12 Patient Room Furniture

Div 12 Restaurant Furniture

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