Forever chemicals PFAS – How far can we go for elimination
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) have made headlines around the world over the past few years. PFASs are groups of chemicals that bear water and oil repellence properties and are used to provide specific functional properties on a number of consumer products. However, recent studies from scientists showed that PFASs can place adverse effects on our wellbeing as well as the environment, which led to many regulations controlling these chemicals in support of global sustainability and environmental concerns. These regulations place great challenges on suppliers and manufactures to find alternatives so that functional properties on products are not compromised. In this webinar, we will provide you an overview of PFAS and discuss concerns for PFAS among different industry stakeholders.
Alex Hui has been working in the consumer product testing industry for 17 years with expertise in worldwide chemical requirements for various consumer products such as softlines, hardlines and E&E products. Alex engaged in various positions including lab testing, research & development, technical consultation and operation management in his career path. Alex holds a PhD in Analytical Chemistry from The University of Hong Kong and is currently a member of The Royal Society of Chemistry.