Guidance On Pfas Testing And Health Outcomes

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7 hours ago Guidance on PFAS Testing and Health Outcomes. Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are chemicals that contaminate many communities in the United States. Our expert committee will examine the health outcomes associated with the most widely studied PFAS and make recommendations to the CDC on who, when, how, and what to test, as well …

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8 hours ago Bell, along with her committee colleagues, will provide guidance on PFAS testing and health outcomes with the goal of providing information to inform how communities and individuals exposed to PFAS could be best served by clinicians. These recommendations will help form the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Toxic

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4 hours ago 3 Potential Health Effects of PFAS: 56-100: 4 PFAS Exposure Reduction: 101-117: 5 PFAS Testing and Concentrations to Inform Clinical Care of Exposed Patients: 118-140: 6 Guidance for Clinicians on Exposure Determination, PFAS Testing, and Clinical Follow-Up: 141-151: 7 Revising ATSDR's PFAS Clinical Guidance: 152-157

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6 hours ago Guidance on PFAS Testing and Health Outcomes Meeting 13. Jump to Section. Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are chemicals with almost ubiquitous exposure in the United States—leading to concerns about who should be tested for exposure to PFAS and then if testing occurs, how those results should inform clinical care. The Agency for

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1 hours ago PFAS testing and the accompanying exposure reduction counseling. If testing primarily occurs among those with stable access to health care, there could be the unintended consequence of aggravating disparities in exposure to PFAS, a severe disadvantage of encouraging testing without a funded PFAS testing program with a national scope.

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5 hours ago Guidance on PFAS Testing and Health Outcomes Meeting 6. August 11, 2021. Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are chemicals with almost ubiquitous exposure in the US—leading to concerns about who should be tested for exposure to PFAS and then if testing occurs, how those results should inform clinical care. The Agency for Toxic

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5 hours ago Guidance on PFAS Testing and Health Outcomes Meeting 5. July 13, 2021. Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are chemicals with almost ubiquitous exposure in the US—leading to concerns about who should be tested for exposure to PFAS and then if testing occurs, how those results should inform clinical care. The Agency for Toxic Substances

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6 hours ago It offers information on who, when, how and what to test, as well as the benefits and harms of testing for the chemicals. Elliott is a member of MSU’s leading Center for PFAS Research, and has served on the Guidance on PFAS Testing and Health Outcomes committee since February 2020. He is a philosopher who studies the role of values in science

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9 hours ago ATSDR is committed to working at all governmental levels to help address PFAS. We are collaborating with EPA on PFAS studies and site work, providing technical support and guidance to state and local health departments, and participating in interagency science teams with FDA, NIEHS, EPA, DOD, VA, and NASA, among other agencies.

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1 hours ago Registration Opens for First Committee Meeting on Guidance on PFAS Testing and Health Outcomes. Friday, January 29, 2021. On February 4, 2021, the ad hoc committee appointed by the National

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4 hours ago By Michael DiGiannantonio. In 1999, a farmer in West Virginia, Wilbur Tennant, filed the first lawsuit against DuPont for contaminating water with perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), part of the per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS) family of around 6,000 manmade chemicals. Tennant saw his cattle suffer numerous health issues, such as stillborns

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1 hours ago 2 days ago · The Environmental Working Group, a research and advocacy organization that tracks PFAS, said it has logged more than 2,800 sites in the U.S. that have PFAS contamination. Public records show the

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5 hours ago It offers information on who, when, how and what to test, as well as the benefits and harms of testing for the chemicals. Elliott is a member of MSU’s leading Center for PFAS Research, and has served on the Guidance on PFAS Testing and Health Outcomes committee since February 2020. He is a philosopher who studies the role of values in science

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3 hours ago We are health professionals writing in support of the work of the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine ad hoc committee on Guidance on Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Testing and Health Outcomes (the “Committee”), which has been charged with providing an authoritative and objective review of the current evidence for health effects …

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1 hours ago 2 days ago · In July, a report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine said PFAS testing should be offered to people who have likely been exposed to high levels through their jobs or those living in areas with known PFAS contamination. Grandjean, who helped review the report for the National Academies, said the committee concluded

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9 hours ago A panel sponsored by three federal agencies is poised to release new guidance on “PFAS Testing and Health Outcomes” following over a year of engagement with clinicians The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) on July 28 is slated to release its long-awaited report setting out guidance for medical professionals to evaluate individuals

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is there any advice for clinicians about PFAS testing?

The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences have sponsored a study that will provide advice for clinicians about PFAS testing, such as when to test, whom to test, how to test, what to test for, and the risks of testing. Is it a Closed Session event?

How will the Expert Committee examine PFAS exposure?

Additionally, our expert committee will examine the health outcomes associated with PFAS exposure and will develop principles clinicians can use to advise patients on exposure reduction.

What are per-and pFAS?

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are chemicals with almost ubiquitous exposure in the United States. Considering the vastness of this exposure, it is difficult to know who, when, how, and what to test, as well as the risks of testing.

What is the PFAS Advisory Committee’s role?

Appropriate patient follow-up and care specific to PFAS-associated health endpoints for those patients known or suspected to be exposed to PFAS. This information will be used to inform how communities and individuals exposed to PFAS could be best served by clinicians. Specifically, the committee will undertake the following tasks:

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