Navigation Links
'Pan'demonium Over Non -stick Pans

Sydney: An Australian regulator of industrial chemicals has suggested that we may not be able to stomach what pans out following the prolonged use of non-stick frying// pans and baking trays; intake of harmful toxins present in non-stick cookware, could penetrate into our system causing health problems, they said.

The National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme or NICNAS said it is concerned about the use of non-sticks pans for cooking especially in the developing nations.

The culprit is a chemical called perfluorooctanoic acid (pentadecafluorooctanoic acid) or PFO, which supports the production of coatings present on metal surfaces and non-stick cookware. There is a fear that PFOA could remain in small amounts in the finished product as a residue. As a result, Australian authorities have recommended that PFOA be phased out gradually.

A study conducted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) portrayed that the chemical manages to remain in living organisms and the environment, impeding development. The study carried out on rats showed the effect of these harmful toxins on the development of generations.

Many companies in the developed nations have taken the responsibility of slowly doing away with PFOA. A paper published this year in the journal Environmental Science and Technology, explains how PFOA is released even when non-stick cookware and microwave popcorn bags are subject to normal heat.

NICNAS has cautioned consumers against the overheating of non-stick cookware, which would most certainly result in the release of toxins that can have an adverse effect.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. A non-stick danger
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:8/18/2017)... ... 2017 , ... “Emotions are sacred, valid, honored, encouraged. This is the memo ... Generation Mindful. To help change the mindset of parents and educators from punitive to ... the Time-In Toolkit, which launched on Kickstarter 3 weeks ago and fully funded in ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... Alcovit, a lime-flavored beverage that ... its marketing efforts with its product now available through Jet.com. , After 25 ... The effervescent powdered drink is designed to quickly detox the body thereby avoiding alcohol-induced ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... August 18, 2017 , ... “Our Mountains ... potent tale of a couple that grew stronger together through the faith they shared ... Faith Through Trials” is the creation of published author, Barbara J. Corcoran, a retired ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... , ... August 18, 2017 , ... “Beyond Our Imaginations: ... life. “Beyond Our Imaginations: The Infinite God” is the creation of published author, Mark ... the country. , Lawrence shares, “The problem with becoming a greater man of God ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... , ... August 18, 2017 , ... “Kingdom Mandate for ... the Kingdom. “Kingdom Mandate for Kingdom Builders” is the creation of published author, ... moved to Eastern Europe as a missionary in 1983. He spent three decades ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/7/2017)... 7, 2017  Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO), the nation,s ... ended June 30, 2017.  All comparisons, unless otherwise noted, are ... Second Quarter 2017 Highlights include: ... million, an increase of 3.5% Total prescriptions ... margin of 7.5% versus 7.6% Gross ...
(Date:8/4/2017)... 2017 The search for test results that ... consult has long been the goal of healthcare providers ... of the largest meeting of lab professionals and IVD ... research firm Kalorama Information.  The firm said scores of ... related supplies and software were at the American Association ...
(Date:8/3/2017)...  Opioid addiction and other drugs of abuse, blood ... threatening outcomes, were problems taken on directly as laboratory ... support them, met this week. This according to Kalorama ... of abuse, procalcitonin and acute kidney injury were key ... meeting in San Diego, CA. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: