Where is it Commonly Found?Stain protecting fabric treatment, fire extinguishers, and Refrigerants.
What are its known health effects?
What are its suspected health effects?
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
How is it Categorized?
What is it’s Origin?
Includes Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA). Perfluorocarbons (PFCs) they are refrigerant gas developed in the 1920’s. That were implicated in global warming; it is chemical related to Agent Orange and was discovered through the development of PFCs.
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