The Aqueous Film Forming Foam (AFFF) aka “Firefoam” and Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Connection
In the past 20 years, numerous studies have linked the use of AFFF to the release of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in the environment.
PFAS in AFFF are toxic and carcinogenic to humans, according to the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC).
The use of AFFF has released PFAS into the environment in response to emergency situations in mass quantities and in an uncontrolled manner.
Due to its ability to persist in the environment, PFAS can travel long distances in groundwater without breaking down–this can lead to the contamination of drinking water supplies.
Environmental investigations at military bases, airports and firefighting training facilities have indicated the use of PFAS at these sites and have impacted nearby drinking water supplies.
In addition, firefighters and other individuals using AFFF in training and emergency scenarios are vulnerable to PFAS exposure through direct contact, inhalation, and ingestion of the foam during application.
Health studies have found elevated concentrations of PFAS in the blood of firefighters and elevated rates of cancer among those more highly exposed to AFFF.
Firefighting Foam Linked to Various Cancers
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What about the families of these firefighters?
Victims of AFFF firefighting foams—and the families who suffer with them—should have every opportunity to address the manufacturers and get the compensation and justice they deserve.
Firefoam linked to the following diagnoses:
Symptoms of cancer caused by firefoam:
Feeling very full after a small meal
Nausea or vomiting
Fullness under the ribs on the right side
Fullness under the ribs on the left side
Fatigue and loss of appetite
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Victims of cancer caused by firefoam deserve to get the compensation and justice they deserve from major insurance carriers that resist delivering proper payouts.
Firefoam FAQ: Questions About Cancer Caused by Firefoam
What might firefoam cancers include?
Firefoam is known to cause kidney cancer, liver cancer, ulcerative colitis, prostate cancer, bladder cancer, breast cancer, testicular cancer, and thyroid cancer.
What did investigations reveal?
Environmental investigations at military bases, airports, and firefighting training facilities have indicated firefoam chemicals in nearby drinking water supplies.
How far can firefoam chemicals travel?
Due to its ability to persist in the environment, firefoam chemicals can travel long distances in groundwater without breaking down to contaminate drinking water supplies.
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