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14 April 2003

Group says DuPont withheld risk of toxic chemical

Author: Christopher Doering, Reuters

DuPont Co., the nation's second-largest chemical company, withheld from the government an internal study linking a toxic chemical in Teflon to birth defects in some children, an advocacy group charged...The group asked the Environmental Protection...

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19 July 2001

Teflon frying pans release host of chemicals - study

Author: Ian Karleff, Reuters

Frying eggs got a whole lot easier when Teflon was invented in the late 1930s, but Canadian researchers warned on Wednesday that the nonstick coating is releasing chemicals into the environment that take centuries to break down and whose long-term...

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