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Teflon DuPont employees want blood
Employees who worked in the chemical plant DuPont, require new blood test at the expense of their employer. The men sometimes worked their whole lives with the toxic substance C8 that Teflon was made for the non-stick pans. They are afraid of health problems. ,, We have the right to know if there C8 is in our blood. ”
By: Ingrid de Groot Last Updated: 09-05-16, 20:53
DuPont did in its own medical center for decades blood with the men who made Teflon. But not reported to the labor inspectorate that they did and had concerns about the outcome.Toxicologists called the blood values of yesteryear, Saturday unacceptably high.They feel that all Teflon-workers should be medically examined, because they run the risk of health damage. Once in the blood and liver remains C8 for years in the body. Toxic C8 working people of DuPont works from the nineties and six people, including a former supervisor and operators, who in the factory, said independently that they find that DuPont / Chem Ours again to do a great health. ,, We have worked with the poisonous C8. DuPont must bear the consequences of it. DuPont knows that it was in our blood. The company has to consider the duty to us. ”
An OR-husband of then Teflon Factory even considers that the chemical group should be obliged to do so. The study should be according to him, for all current and also the surviving former employees of DuPont / Chem Ours in Dordrecht. Also one of the former chiefs calling for a screening of the blood. ,, DuPont has done enough to safety. But I know every nook and cranny of the Teflon factory. I know that C8 was a dangerous product. We all knew it was not a fine dust. “” A temporary employee who worked at different periods Teflon Factory, is worried. ,, You want security. “” Needless Chem Ours / DuPont says to be aware of the recent turmoil but cites concerns with former employees unnecessarily. ,, DuPont has always acted responsibly throughout the long history of C8, where the health and safety of workers and members of the community have been given the utmost attention. We have worked closely with the authorities. ” The company has stopped in Dordrecht in 2012 with the making of Teflon C8.