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Risk reduction strategy for perfluorooctane sulfonate - CB01040

To assess the advantages and drawbacks of different risk reduction options, primarily for environmental concern, on the use of perfluorooctanyl sulphonate (PFOS) and substances that can degrade to PFOS in the environment, to:
i. enable judgement as to whether the benefits of adopting the restrictions, outweigh the consequences to society as a whole of imposing the controls;
ii. determine whether the chosen risk reduction strategy is the best option, and offers the greatest net benefits
Project Documents
• Final Report : Perfluorooctane sulphonate - risk reduction strategy and analysis of advantages and drawbacks   (923k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2003

To: 2004

Cost: £35,270
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Risk and Policy Analysts Ltd
Environmental Protection              
Hazardous substances              
Toxic Substances              
Fields of Study
Chemicals and Nanotechnology