Nearly 100 million Chinese people supplied drinking water with ‘unsafe’ levels of toxic chemicals

HONG KONG, Jan 18 (SCMP): Drinking water provided to nearly 100 million people in China has levels of toxic chemicals that exceed safe limits, researchers have found.

A team from Tsinghua University monitored the levels of per and polyfluoroalkyls (PFAS) – man-made chemicals used in everything from fabrics to pesticides – using data from previous studies.

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