DuPont C8 News - Cancer & Ulcerative Colitis

Below are some of our news stories explaining the potential dangers of C8, and especially the connection to kidney and testicular cancer, and ulcerative colitis. To learn more about the types of injuries that have been linked to this product, and the legal claims that have been filed, click DuPont C8.

 
  • C8: Just How Long Was DuPont Aware of the Dangers?

    Current lawsuits against chemical giant DuPont allege that its executives were aware of the toxicity of C8 for at least thirty years. However, their suspicions about the company's flagship product go back much further than that. According to information gleaned from internal company reports, scientists and senior executives, DuPont suspected there was something very wrong as early as the 1950s. Furthermore, the company's actions since that time cross the line from civil wrongdoing to criminal conduct.

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  • DuPont Can’t Back Out of Agreement to Compensate Those Injured by DuPont’s Chemical Used in Teflon

    Éleuthère Irénée du Pont de Nemours started out as the sole manufacturer of gunpowder and explosives to the Crown in late 18th-Century France, the son of minor nobility. Their connection to royalty did not serve the DuPont family well in the wake of the French Revolution. Fleeing to the United States in 1799, DuPont established a new company. Over the next two centuries, Éleuthère's descendants and the company he founded have achieved levels of wealth, power and influence that his father (personal physician to King Louis XV's mistress, Madame de Pompadour) could not have imagined.

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