Chemicals and Toxic Substances

January 15, 2015

Questions Raised about Safety of Electronic Cigarettes

Questions Raised about Safety of Electronic Cigarettesby Brayton Purcell LLP | Jan 15, 2015 | Chemicals and Toxic Substances | The tide seems to have turned against traditional tobacco products in most circles. It is becoming less prevalent among teens and less socially acceptable generally. In order to escape this stigma many users have turned [...]
January 11, 2015

Cigarettes are Hazardous to Your Health Day 2015

Cigarettes are Hazardous to Your Health Day 2015by Brayton Purcell LLP | Jan 11, 2015 | Chemicals and Toxic Substances | Today, January 11, marks “Cigarettes are Hazardous to Your Health Day” for 2015. Can you believe that big tobacco companies have known this fact for over fifty years? Since the 1950s, tobacco companies knew [...]
November 25, 2014

E-Cigarette Liquid Poisons Young Children

E-Cigarette Liquid Poisons Young Childrenby Brayton Purcell LLP | Nov 25, 2014 | Chemicals and Toxic Substances | As American adults begin switching to e-cigarettes as a safer alternative to smoking tobacco, many parents do not realize how dangerous the products can be around their children. The nicotine included in e-cigarette liquid is toxic when [...]
November 18, 2013

The Use of Toxic Substances in Consumer Products

On Behalf of Brayton Purcell LLP | Nov 18, 2013 | Chemicals and Toxic Substances | Do you think twice about what you buy? Most Americans do not. They trust the makers of products to do so with consumers’ health and safety in mind as a top priority, but that is not always the case. [...]
November 13, 2013

Laundry Detergent Pods

Throughout the United States, children are suffering serious injuries due to the ingestion of laundry detergent pods. The dangerous chemicals inside these pods can cause severe damage and even death to your child. Reports show that in recent years, more than 7,000 children have suffered life-threatening injuries due to the dangerous nature of these products [...]
January 26, 2010

National Gypsum Part of New Class Action Lawsuit

National Gypsum Focus of New Drywall Lawsuit January 26, 2010 — U.S. drywall manufacturer National Gypsum has been named in a class-action lawsuit for producing wallboard with similar corrosive properties to defective Chinese drywall. National Gypsum has denied blame for their product being the cause of corrosion of air conditioning coils, wiring, and other metals [...]
August 26, 2009

Health Effects from Contaminated Bleed Air System

Contaminated Bleed Air System Fills Cabin with Toxic Engine Fumes, Flight Attendant Suffers Serious Side Effects August 26, 2009 — On April 11, 2007, flight attendant Terry Williams, a 17-year veteran of the skies, was working first-class aboard a McDonnell Douglas MD-82 en route from Memphis to Dallas. During the flight, she experienced difficulty breathing, [...]
January 15, 2015

Questions Raised about Safety of Electronic Cigarettes

Questions Raised about Safety of Electronic Cigarettesby Brayton Purcell LLP | Jan 15, 2015 | Chemicals and Toxic Substances | The tide seems to have turned against traditional tobacco products in most circles. It is becoming less prevalent among teens and less socially acceptable generally. In order to escape this stigma many users have turned [...]
January 11, 2015

Cigarettes are Hazardous to Your Health Day 2015

Cigarettes are Hazardous to Your Health Day 2015by Brayton Purcell LLP | Jan 11, 2015 | Chemicals and Toxic Substances | Today, January 11, marks “Cigarettes are Hazardous to Your Health Day” for 2015. Can you believe that big tobacco companies have known this fact for over fifty years? Since the 1950s, tobacco companies knew [...]
November 25, 2014

E-Cigarette Liquid Poisons Young Children

E-Cigarette Liquid Poisons Young Childrenby Brayton Purcell LLP | Nov 25, 2014 | Chemicals and Toxic Substances | As American adults begin switching to e-cigarettes as a safer alternative to smoking tobacco, many parents do not realize how dangerous the products can be around their children. The nicotine included in e-cigarette liquid is toxic when [...]
November 18, 2013

The Use of Toxic Substances in Consumer Products

On Behalf of Brayton Purcell LLP | Nov 18, 2013 | Chemicals and Toxic Substances | Do you think twice about what you buy? Most Americans do not. They trust the makers of products to do so with consumers’ health and safety in mind as a top priority, but that is not always the case. [...]
November 13, 2013

Laundry Detergent Pods

Throughout the United States, children are suffering serious injuries due to the ingestion of laundry detergent pods. The dangerous chemicals inside these pods can cause severe damage and even death to your child. Reports show that in recent years, more than 7,000 children have suffered life-threatening injuries due to the dangerous nature of these products [...]
January 26, 2010

National Gypsum Part of New Class Action Lawsuit

National Gypsum Focus of New Drywall Lawsuit January 26, 2010 — U.S. drywall manufacturer National Gypsum has been named in a class-action lawsuit for producing wallboard with similar corrosive properties to defective Chinese drywall. National Gypsum has denied blame for their product being the cause of corrosion of air conditioning coils, wiring, and other metals [...]
August 26, 2009

Health Effects from Contaminated Bleed Air System

Contaminated Bleed Air System Fills Cabin with Toxic Engine Fumes, Flight Attendant Suffers Serious Side Effects August 26, 2009 — On April 11, 2007, flight attendant Terry Williams, a 17-year veteran of the skies, was working first-class aboard a McDonnell Douglas MD-82 en route from Memphis to Dallas. During the flight, she experienced difficulty breathing, [...]