Fact Sheet: PFAS Regulation for Flexible Food Packaging

Six states have adopted laws that focus on regulating the intentional use of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) in flexible food packaging that will begin to take effect between the end of 2022 and the beginning of 2024. These regulations do not equate to a total ban on the use of PFAS. Processing aids (fluorinated PPA) play a unique and highly beneficial role in the manufacture of films used as packaging, including food packaging, and alternative chemicals do not exist in the quantity and qualities necessary to replace fluorinated PPA.

Download Document