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Sterilization Companies Ethylene Oxide Emissions Illinois Class Action

Ethylene oxide (EtO) is a carcinogen, says the complaint for this class action. It brings suit against three manufacturing and sterilization facilities in Willowbrook, Illinois, alleging that they emitted EtO into the atmosphere, “in both controlled and uncontrolled releases” over several decades.  Read more

Willowbrook Village Sign

Croda Plant at Atlas Point Carcinogenic Emissions Class Action

The substance known as EtO is odorless and colorless. Nevertheless, the complaint for this class action alleges that it is a known carcinogen, and that a plant owned by Croda, Inc. has been releasing it into the air in New Castle, Delaware, making people living nearby as much as four times more likely to develop  Read more

Croda Plant at Atlas Point, Sunset View

Chinese Laminate Flooring Settlement

Hardwood Flooring, Inc., which does business as Eternity Flooring, is settling two class actions claiming that there are problems with its Chinese laminate flooring. The complaints alleged that the flooring does not meet industry standards for durability and scratch resistance and that it gives off formaldehyde emissions that violate the Airborne Toxic Control Measure under  Read more

Living Room with Warm-Colored Wood Floor