Stain-resistant, nonstick, waterproof, and lethal: the hidden dangers of C8

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Ohio-based newspaper reporter and radio news director Lyons tells the story of the manufactured chemical known commercially as Teflon, and its detection in the water supplies 12 states so far. The chemistry and toxicology, the government investigation, the reaction by the DuPont company that makes the stuff, popular movements, law suits, and similar cases are all part of the story. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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table_of_contents Introduction : PFOA 101 -- The Tennant farm, Washington, West Virginia -- Dupont Washington Works and the history of C8 -- Dupont Washington Works : a history of contamination -- Welcome to Little Hocking, Ohio : the most C8-contaminated place on earth -- The conspiratorial bureaucracies -- The environmental working group -- The federal investigation -- The class action lawsuit and the groundbreaking C8 health project -- Dr. Emmett's alarming study -- 3M and the Scotchgard phaseout -- Strange science -- The canary in the coal mine : polymer fume fever -- A growing controversy -- Known pathways to human exposure -- The slowly dwindling future of C8.
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title Stain-resistant, nonstick, waterproof, and lethal the hidden dangers of C8
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