Faster, on-site way to detect PFAS: New method could aid in the removal of the toxic, persistent environmental contaminants

ScienceDaily | Sep 15, 2020 at 8:02 PM

Professor Damien Arrigan, from the School of Molecular and Life Sciences at Curtin University, explained PFAS (per- and polyfluorinated alkyl substances) are potentially harmful chemical materials that were used for a long time in various commercial and industrial applications, including in firefighting foams, some non-stick cookware, stain and water resistant coatings on carpet and clothing, and various paper and packaging products.