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PFAS issues

Regarding the PFAS concern and the fluorine products of AGC SEIMI CHEMICAL

1.What is the PFAS ?

Please refer the website of our parents company AGC in the following link,there is the about PFAS, types, uses and regulation etc.
>> PFASとは? (Go to AGC's website)

2.Specific PFAS

PFOS(Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid), PFOA(Perfluorooctanoic acid), and PFHxS(Perfluorohexanesulfonic acid)
have been pointed out to be bioaccumulative, difficult to decompose in the environment,
and have concerns about health effects,and are subject to regulation under Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants(POPs).
In Conference of Fluoro-Chemical Product Japan(Abbreviation:FCJ),
these substances that are subject to regulation in POPs are called specific PFAS.

3.About AGC Seimi Chemical's products

・Our products do not applicable under specific PFAS.
・Samples that comply with PFAS regulations products are also available.