DuPont Found Liable For Cancer From Teflon Chemical – $1.6 Million In Damages By Bill Walker, Vice President and Managing Editor THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2015   A federal jury on Wednesday (Oct. 7) found DuPont liable for causing an Ohio woman’s kidney cancer by poisoning her drinking water with a chemical used to make Teflon.… Read More

  DUPONT FOUND LIABLE IN TEFLON TOXIN TRIAL Sharon Lerner Oct. 8 2015, 12:40 p.m. The Teflon Toxin Part 5 After less than one full day of deliberation, a jury in Columbus, Ohio, found DuPont liable for $1.6 million in a personal injury claim over C8 contamination. A JURY HAS FOUND DUPONT liable for negligence in the case… Read More

World | Wed Oct 7, 2015 6:32pm EDT DuPont found liable in first trial over Teflon-making chemical C-8 BY JESSICA DYE AND KATHY LYNN GRAY COLUMBUS, Ohio – A U.S. jury on Wednesday awarded a cancer patient $1.6 million after finding DuPont was liable for leaking a toxic chemical used to make Teflon into drinking… 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

…research finds that even very tiny concentrations of PFOA – below the reporting limit required by EPA’s tests of public water supplies – are harmful. This means that EPA’s health advisory level is hundreds or thousands of times too weak to fully protect human health with an adequate margin of safety. … Read More

Center for Effective Government, By Amanda Starbuck | May 7th, 2015 In 1938, a DuPont chemist accidently created a chemical compound that would make thousands of products water- and stain-resistant. The compound belongs to a family of chemicals known as perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs). PFCs soon made their way into nonstick cookware, carpeting, food packaging, and… Read More