Enviro Mountain Sports, Inc. Press Release with information about toxic waxes and the company solution.
Norwegian researchers report a case of polymer fume fever and pulmonary edema after being exposed to perfluorinated hydrocarbon ski wax. They warn that vapors from ski waxes may be harmful to the lungs.
Research into the adverse health and ecological effects of perfluorinated chemicals is in its infancy.
The Environmental Working Group (EWG) article about the Teflon Chemical & by-products of the manufacturing process.
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Article on Toxic ski wax from the Boulder Daily Camera.