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2019-11-26 Ban on fluorine waxes in ski sports demands effective test methods

Starting the winter season 2020 – 2021, the International Ski Federation, FIS, will introduce a total ban on fluorinated waxes in all ski disciplines. This means that the roadmap towards a PFAS-free competitive skiing, developed by 30 stakeholders from international skiing together with RISE and Peak Innovation, now can be enforced faster. Now it is important to develop an effective test method for detecting fluorine on the skis that can be used in major international competitions.

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