Why you need to know about PFAS, the chemicals in pizza boxes and rainwear

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A group of more than 4,000 chemicals, PFAS have also been found in drinking water, electronics and furniture

PFAS, short for perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, are a group of at least 4,700 synthetic chemicals that have been in commercial production since the 1940s to make surfaces resist stains, water and grease.

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