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Teflon & Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) : Can Chemicals In Non- Stick Pans Increase Cancer Risk?

This is why I stopped microwave popcorn years ago and purchased a air popper.

Germany and Norway have proposed a restriction on Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and its salts in concentrations equal to or greater than 2 parts per billion (PPB).

PFOA also known as C8 was an essential ingredient in DuPont's Teflon cookware and is also used in hundreds of other non-stick and stain-resistant products.


Chemicals linked to breast cancer have no place in anyone’s beauty routine, yet they are found on store shelves across the United States. Due to an ou...

from Reuters

Common household chemical tied to heart disease risk

Reuters Health - People who had higher levels of a common synthetic chemical, PFOA, in their blood were more likely to have heart disease or have had a stroke, in a new U.S. study. #Perfluorooctanoic #acid

Non-stick cookware contains several toxic perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) like perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), which can cause thyroid disease.

from Inhabitat

Researchers Connect Common Household Chemical PFOA to Heart Disease

Researchers Connect Common Household Chemical PFOA to Heart Disea | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building


Perfluorooctanoic Acid in DuPont's Non-Stick Cookware

EHP – Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) Exposures and Incident Cancers among Adults…