Teflon

A $5 Billion class action lawsuit is being organized in Ohio and fourteen other states by owners of Teflon coated pots and pans. The lawsuit will be filed against DuPont and claims that they failed to disclose health risks associated with Teflon.

Teflon has been used to coat pots and pans since it was developed 40 years ago. The lawsuit claims that since the DuPont informed the government and consumers that Teflon was safe and that DuPont’s testing had shown the properties could become toxic after heating.

Lawyers for DuPont are claiming safe use throughout the materials 40 years of existence and that there are no studies exist reporting otherwise.

Attorneys for the plaintiffs will attempt to prove that DuPont failed to notify the public of potential health risks.

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