Presidential Executive Order Limits Federal Government Purchase and Use of PFAS
27 January 2022
Taft Stettinius & Hollister
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President Biden issued Executive Order No. 14057 (the
“Executive Order” on Dec. 8, 2021 which includes the
Federal Sustainability PlanTo
Make use of the federal government’s procurement power to your advantage
Prioritize the purchase of products without additional per-
Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS).
The Federal Sustainability Plan (Executive Order)
Incorporate a “buy clean”, initiative with the following
Goal to protect the environment and the health of government
Employees and the general public. Apart from promoting,
The Executive Order also addresses environmental stewardship.
Incentivize companies that develop bio-based and recyclable products
There are other options than those products that use and contain.
PFAS. This goal would not only decrease environmental exposure.
consumers, as well as to those who work in facilities that use.
PFAS in production
The Executive Order is further evidence of the heightened security.
PFAS are subject to both regulatory and commercial scrutiny. It could have been a
Producers of textiles, firefighting and foams will experience a significant impact
Certain cleaning products and other manufacturers may use these products.
PFAS are used in production processes. Companies with significant
To verify the chemical, government contracts should be available
content of their products to ensure compliance the new
This article is intended as a general overview.
guide to the subject matter Expert advice should be sought
Learn more about your particular circumstances.
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