EPA: GenX far more toxic that originally thought, could prompt NC to significantly reduce health advisory goal

BY: - October 26, 2021

GenX, a chemical compound found in the drinking water of more than 1 million North Carolinians, is far more toxic that scientists originally believed, according to the EPA. The agency yesterday released a final toxicology assessment for the compound, showing that even lower levels of GenX in drinking water could harm human health, particularly the liver.