Home Depot to phase out some products containing PFAS chemicals

The home improvement company will stop purchasing and selling any carpets or rugs containing the toxics by the end of the year

The largest home improvement chain in the U.S. announced it will stop carrying some products containing dangerous PFAS chemicals by the end of the year.

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