Key Documents

Background information on lawsuit and settlement

What is C-8, is it harmful to human health, and how does it get in the environment?

Detailed Physician Reference Guide on C-8

C-8 Health Project Science Panel Results

Nov. 17, 2004, Class Action Settlement Agreement


Science Panel Reports

Probably Link Evaluation for Testicular and Kidney Cancer

Probably Link Evaluation for Autoimmune Disease

Probable Link Evaluation for Thyroid Disease

Probable Link Evaluation for Pregnancy Induced Hypertension and Preeclampsia

Probable Link Evaluation for Heart Disease


Multi District Litigation 2433
IN RE: E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company C-8 Personal Injury Litigation

Main Page

Select pretrial and other orders by date (beginning April 9, 2013)

Upcoming Court Proceedings

Frequently Asked Questions on multi-district litigation


EPA Documents

EPA Consent Order with DuPont, March 2009

This 2009 Consent Order (a negotiated agreement between the government and a private company) revised a 2006 Consent Order which established an Action Level of 0.50 PPB for C-8 found in drinking water in the vicinity of the Washington Works facility. The new Order lowered the threshold to 0.40 PPB for public and private water systems near the facility.

DuPont Agrees to Lower Limit of PFOA in Drinking Water, March 2009

A Fact Sheet from the EPA describing the Consent Order with DuPont that lowers the limit of PFOA in drinking water to 0.40 PPB.

Emerging Contaminants Fact Sheet – PFOS and PFOA, March 2014

This fact sheet, developed by the EPA’s Federal Facilities Restoration and Reuse Office, provides a summary of the emerging contaminants PFOS and PFOA, including physical and chemical properties; environmental and health impacts; existing federal and state guidelines; detection and treatment methods; and additional sources of information.