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2013-05-28 23:25:14

DuPont C8 Lawyers at Wright & Schulte LLC Represent Numerous Individuals Allegedly Sickened by C8-Tainted Water Discharged from the DuPont Washington Works Plant in Parkersburg, West Virginia. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Wright & Schulte LLC, an experienced Ohio personal injury law firm representing the victims of Dupont C8 exposure in Dupont C8 Lawsuits, commends the C8 Medical Panel on its newly-released recommendations for medical monitoring of Ohio and West Virginia...

2013-05-21 23:24:09

In October 2012, C8 Science Panel Linked C8 Pollution Discharged from DuPont´s Washington Works Plant in Parkersburg, West Virginia, to Numerous Illnesses, Including Kidney Cancer. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Wright & Schulte LLC, an experienced personal injury law firm representing the victims of toxic exposures, announces they have filed a DuPont C8 lawsuit on behalf of an Ohio woman who developed kidney cancer, allegedly due to exposure to C8-tainted drinking water...

2013-05-09 23:34:30

Alonso Krangle LLP Investigating DuPont C8 Lawsuits on Behalf of Ohio and West Virginia Residents Who Were Allegedly Exposed to C8-Contaminated Drinking Water Associated with DuPont´s Washington Works in Parkersburg, West Virginia. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 Alonso Krangle LLP, an experienced personal injury law firm, reports that DuPont C8 lawsuits stemming from pollution at DuPont´s Washington Works plant in Parkersburg, West Virginia, have been consolidated in a...

2013-05-07 23:27:57

More than Two Dozen DuPont C8 Lawsuits Have Been Consolidated in a Multidistrict Litigation and Transferred to U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 Wright & Schulte LLC, an experienced personal injury law firm representing the victims of toxic Dupont exposures, is investigating Dupont C8 lawsuits on behalf of Ohio and West Virginia residents allegedly exposed to C8, a toxic chemical that was discharged from DuPont´s C8 Washington Works...

2013-03-12 12:23:08

OUDENAARDE, Belgium, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Addition to the "Nanofics 120" coatings widely used to make consumer electronics, technical textiles and filtration materials water and oil repellent. The "Nanofics 110" coatings are highly water repellent (water contact angle of 110 degrees according to ASTM D5964) and highly oil repellent (oil repellence level 6 according to ISO 14419) fluoropolymer type of nanocoatings deposited by low pressure plasma...

2013-03-02 23:00:21

Program aims to impact retail sales by showcasing performance of Teflon® nonstick coatings. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 02, 2013 In celebration of more than 50 years of sautéing, scrambling and searing, the makers of DuPont Teflon® nonstick coatings have launched a new marketing campaign. “Nothing Messes With It” is the articulation of how the superior durability, release and reliability of Teflon® nonstick coatings create peace of mind in the kitchen because...

2012-09-04 11:11:23

Exposure to perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), a manmade chemical used in the manufacture of some common household products, appears to be associated with cardiovascular disease and peripheral arterial disease in a study of 1,216 individuals, according to a report published Online First by Archives of Internal Medicine, a JAMA Network publication. Surveys have suggested that PFOA (widely used in the manufacture of products such as lubricants, polishes, paper and textile coatings, and food...

Sea Turtles At Risk Due To Pollutants
2012-07-01 09:58:50

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers at NIST's Hollings Marine Laboratory (HML) and four partner organizations have measured for the first time concentrations of 13 perfluoroalkyl compounds (PFCs) in five endangered species of sea turtles. While PFC toxicology studies have not yet been conducted on turtles, the levels of the compounds seen in all five species approach the amounts known to cause unfavorable health effects in other animals. PFCs are...

2012-06-04 23:01:39

Ogreenic Cookware is the Latest Addition to MyReviewsNow.net´s As Seen on TV Portal. Shoppers who Act Quickly Will Receive a Second Cookware Item and a Special Mystery Gift at No Charge. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 04, 2012 Shoppers searching for non-stick cookware that lets them cook food safely, quickly and with their health in mind can head to MyReviewsNow.net´s as seen on tv Portal and browse the virtual mall´s newest affiliate partner, Orgreenic Kitchenware. Orgreenic...

2012-01-25 04:47:41

Elevated exposures in children to perfluorinated compounds, which are widely used in manufacturing and food packaging, were associated with lower antibody responses to routine childhood immunizations, according to a study in the January 25 issue of JAMA. "Fluorine-substituted organic compounds have thousands of important industrial and manufacturing applications and occur widely in surfactants and repellants in food packaging and textile impregnation. The perfluorinated compounds (PFCs)...