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A Closer Look (Hidden Danger) #741844

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 14, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) A closer look at DuPont's Teflon introduced.

(Studio: Brian Ross) The hidden danger from the C-8†† chemical in Teflon, which has gotten into Americans' bloodstreams, examined; TV ads for Teflon shown. [Environmental Working Group Jane HOULIHAN†- says anything coated with Teflon can get through the skin; outlines what causes the "Teflon flu."] [DuPont research & development vice president Uma CHOWDHRY†- responds.] The fact that overheated Teflon fumes can kill birds noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Ross, Brian

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