Many scientific articles have been published about PFAS exposure and health effects. While it is difficult to show that substances directly cause health conditions in humans, scientific studies have shown that exposure to some PFAS in the environment may be linked to harmful health effects in humans and animals. More research is needed to better understand the health effects of PFAS exposure.

Lakeland Industries, Inc., receives Purchase Orders from companies that request direct shipments to States that require notification of the presence of PFAS chemicals. Please be aware that certain fabric components of Fire Turn-Out Gear, as defined by State Law, contain per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances known as PFAS. Our suppliers have notified us that they add PFAS to their materials to achieve performance requirements.