DuPont Teflon liabilities News

Chemours Suit Claims DuPont’s Clean-Up Liability Estimates ‘Spectacularly Wrong’

Chemours Co. claims its former parent DuPont Inc.’s estimates on liabilities the spun-off company should cover were “spectacularly wrong” and wants a judge to block the chemical maker’s requests for “unlimited indemnity.” A Delaware judge on Friday unsealed a lawsuit …

EPA Warns on Chemical Found in Nonstick Coatings

Long-term exposure to a chemical compound currently used for making nonstick coatings appears to be dangerous, even in minute amounts, according to draft findings released by the Environmental Protection Agency. It was the first time EPA weighed in on newer, …

Critics: DuPont Spent More on Legal Fees than Chemical Tests in Teflon Case

Critics say DuPont has spent too little on testing Ohio and West Virginia residents for contamination from a chemical used to make Teflon, while paying millions to a lawyer overseeing the testing program. The Columbus Dispatch DuPont spent about $860,000 …

DuPont to Pay $670M Over Teflon-Making Chemical Leak in West Virginia

DuPont said on Monday it agreed to pay $670.7 million in cash to settle several lawsuits related to a chemical leak from a plant in West Virginia. The company said it settled about 3,550 personal injury claims arising from the …

Groups Press Dow-DuPont to Reveal Teflon Liabilities Before Merger Vote

DuPont Co. and Dow Chemical Co. must tell shareholders before next week’s merger vote that they may face exposure to costly potential damages from claims that a chemical used to make Teflon caused cancer and other ailments, community activists told …