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Call for evidence on regulatory management options for PFAS under UK REACH
Since January 2021 the regulation of chemicals in England Wales and Scotland has been covered by the UK REACH regulations. As part of the development of these regulations the UK, Welsh and Scottish governments have asked the HSE and Environment Agency to prepare a Regulatory Management Option Analysis (RMOA) for the group of chemicals collectively referred to as Per and Polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). This group of chemicals have widespread uses and applications including as surface coatings, fire-fighting foams and in the production of polymers.