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PFAS Tracking Required Under TURA

Resources to Help Companies Identify Sources of PFAS

Massachusetts companies that file toxic chemical use under the Toxics Use Reduction Act will be required to track use of Per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) beginning on January 1, 2022. See the resources below to help you identify and track the use of the Certain PFAS Not Otherwise Listed (PFAS NOL)" category. Review the guidance document.

Important Dates for PFAS Tracking and Reporting

 

172 Toxics Release Inventory (TRI)/TURA PFAS

Certain PFAS NOL

Tracking Start Date

January 1, 2021 January 1, 2022

Report to MassDEP

July 1, 2022 July 1, 2023

Reportable

Individually As a category

Threshold

100 lbs 25,000 lbs manufactured or processed; 10,000 lbs otherwise used.

Refer to the Office of Technical Assistance website for more details on PFAS tracking and reporting obligations for the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) and the Toxics Use Reduction Act.

How to Know if You're Using PFAS

1. Check CAS Numbers

2. Send Letters to Suppliers

3. Review the Guidance for Reporting PFAS Under the Toxics Use Reduction Act

Common Industrial Uses of PFAS

Contact

For more information, contact Heather Tenney or Liz Harriman.