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Perfluorooctanoic acid was an ingredient in DuPont's non-stick cookware for decades, and was also used in other stain-resistant products.

Non-stick cookware contains several toxic perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) like perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), which can cause thyroid disease.

HEALTH ALERT: When heated, non-stick cookware becomes a source of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), a chemical linked to a range of health problems, including thyroid disease and infertility in women. #Health

from Reuters

Common household chemical tied to heart disease risk

Reuters Health - People who had higher levels of a common synthetic chemical, PFOA, in their blood were more likely to have heart disease or have had a stroke, in a new U.S. study. #Perfluorooctanoic #acid

from Inhabitat

Researchers Connect Common Household Chemical PFOA to Heart Disease

Researchers Connect Common Household Chemical PFOA to Heart Disea | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

1. GMOs 2. Toxic Artificial Butter Flavoring (Diacetyl) 3. Popcorn Lung (bronchiolitis obliterans) 4. Perfluorooctanoic Acid in The Bag 5. Preservatives

DuPont has been dumping the chemical, Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA), into the water supply for decades, igniting many lawsuits. Now, someone won.