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Published on Monday, 04 November 2013

Lawsuits underline C8 textile chemistry risks

Written by John Mowbray

water repellant fabricOHIO – The potential health risks posed by C8 fluorine chemistry – widely used to make water and stain repellent coatings for textiles – have once again come under the spotlight with news that nine US residents with cancer and other diseases, have filed new federal lawsuits against chemical business DuPont.


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