PFCs
Perfluorinated Chemicals
A.K.A. "Miss Slick"


Accused of: Causing testicular, pancreatic, liver and breast tumors in laboratory animals. Lab animals also demonstrated: undersized babies, decreased pituitary gland size, impaired immune system and bizarre maternal behavior. PFCs are associated with thyroid abnormalities in humans.

Last seen: In the kitchen in non-stick cookware, in microwave popcorn bags and pizza boxes. Also known to be in the bathroom in shampoo, dental floss, and denture cleaner.

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