New Photochemical Treatment Breaks Down PFAS

The use of sulfite and iodide under ultraviolet light can destroy PFAS in water in a few hours, according to researchers

Once dubbed “forever chemicals,” per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) might be in the market for a new nickname.

That’s because adding iodide to a water treatment reactor that uses ultraviolet light and sulfite destroys up to 90% of carbon-fluorine atoms in PFAS in...

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