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.