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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title_display Stain-resistant, nonstick, waterproof, and lethal the hidden dangers of C8
title_full Stain-resistant, nonstick, waterproof, and lethal [electronic resource] : the hidden dangers of C8 / Callie Lyons
title_short Stain-resistant, nonstick, waterproof, and lethal
title_sub the hidden dangers of C8