What it contains

The purpose of this interim position statement is to outline EPA’s current state of knowledge regarding per-and polyfluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS). It also provides guidance on EPA’s current approach to the assessment and management of PFAS sources and how to approach potential contamination. This document is intended to be updated as new information becomes available. The Department of Health and Human Services has published a literature review and report on the health effects of PFAS here: https://www2.health.vic.gov.au/about/publications/researchandreports/literature-review-report-on-potential-health-effects-of-perfluoroalkyl-compounds

Publication number
Contaminated environments; EPA position; Contaminated environments; Land and groundwater
Number of pages
Release date
26 October 2020

Reviewed 26 October 2020