Burning ‘forever chemicals’ with water

Reactions Science Videos

Reactions - Uncover the Chemistry in Everyday Life

Youtube ID: eglcqP2qv1w

Forever chemicals, otherwise known as perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), are extremely useful industrial chemicals. They can also leak into the environment, your drinking water and your blood. And they last (practically) forever. But now, chemists have found a new way to destroy them: burning them with water.


Related Content