Cookware and food packaging

PFOS exposure can also occur through releases from cookware and food packaging that are treated with these chemicals

How to prevent Cookware and food packaging

  • Adjust the temperature usage of nonstick pans as the emission of vapours are higher heat levels release chemicals
  • If using non-stick pans, don’t use metal kitchen tools with the pans – that will reduce the risk of the flaking, which may cause uneven heating and increased emissions
  • Dispose of old products that are likely to be contaminated safely. Avoid disposal in general waste.

Cookware and food packaging AUDIENCES


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