Perfluorinated Chemicals & Your Drinking Water
If you have perfluorinated chemicals in your drinking water, we can help.
Where do perfluorinated chemicals (pfcs) come from?
Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) are two perfluorinated chemicals commonly used in stain resistance products, along with fire fighting retardants and fire-resistant clothing. Parts of the Airway Heights community have been affected by these chemicals in part due to the use of fire retardants in the Airway Heights area.
What are the health effects of perfluorinated chemicals?
Results of long term exposure to perfluorinated chemicals are still poorly understood. However, cancer and birth defects have been associated with long term exposure.
We always recommend doing your own research on potential health effects of perfluorinated chemicals and any consumable contamination.