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Toxic “Forever Chemicals” Found in Americans' Blood

Clip: Season 48 | 6m 50s | Video has closed captioning.

What makes PFAS chemicals extremely useful — and extremely hard to get rid of — are bonds between carbon and fluorine atoms that are almost impossible to break.

Aired: 08/04/21

Rating: NR

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