July 19, 2016 PFOA, PFOS Likely Hazardous to Immune System: Scientists From Chemical Regulation Reporter® By Pat Rizzuto July 19 — Two chemicals that have made thousands of industrial and consumer products stick-, heat- and grease-resistant also are presumed to be hazardous to people’s immune systems, a scientific panel said July 19. A panel of… Read More

Dow-DuPont Could Be on Hook for Teflon Liabilities, Groups Say Jack Kaskey // Tiffany Kary July 15, 2016 — 4:38 PM EDT Damages may reach $1.9 billion for claims on chemical PFOA Letter follows Chemours statement on its ‘legal defenses’ DuPont Co. and Dow Chemical Co. must tell shareholders before next week’s merger vote that they may face… Read More

Dutch Blood Testing Takes DuPont Teflon Safety Scare to Europe April 11, 2016 — 12:00 AM EDT Elco Van Groningen, Tiffany Kary, Jack Kaskey   Hundreds of residents in the Dutch city of Dordrecht have signaled an interest in getting their blood tested for a chemical used at a former DuPont Co. factory, harking back to a… Read More

DuPont Found Liable in First of 3,500 Toxic-Water Lawsuits Denise Trowbridge and Tiffany Kary October 7, 2015 — 3:55 PM EDT Updated on October 7, 2015 — 6:09 PM EDT Ohio jury says woman with cancer should get $1.6 million Federal trial was over handling of ingredient for Teflon DuPont Co. was found liable for a… Read More

Its 37 active chemical plants—and EPA problems—will go to Chemours Tiffany Kary, Jack Kaskey July 2, 2015 — 3:16 PM EDT When DuPont announced plans to spin off its major chemical operations in October 2013, it said the move would create a cash-generating dynamo with the leading market share in most of its businesses. The spinoff would… Read More

Bloomberg Businessweek by Jack Kaskey May 7, 2015 — 12:01 AM EDT Updated on May 7, 2015 — 4:46 PM EDT DuPont used a chemical known as C-8 for decades at the Parkersburg, West Virginia plant to make Teflon non-stick pans, raingear and stain-resistant carpet. Source: The Marietta Times via AP Photo   DuPont Co.’s… Read More