BigClassActions.com

Perchlorate



Perchlorate is a recognized group of toxins called endocrine disrupters; they can modify hormonal balances and hinder human development and reproduction. Throughout the United States, perchlorate has been found in local drinking wells at concentrations that may cause the spread of serious diseases. Fireworks, explosives, and industry dumping are suspected in cases of high toxicity.

The Environmental Protection Agency suggests perchlorate is dangerous at levels above one part per billion. There are a significant number of perchlorate plumes that range between 4 and 100 ppb. Unfortunately, the price of a national clean up would cost several billion dollars and take hundreds of years. From lab studies, the EPA discovered perchlorate can affect the thyroid and cause permanent neurological damage. There is also strong evidence of danger to infants. One study found babies born to mothers exposed to trace amounts of perchlorate in drinking water had lower thyroid hormone levels at birth.

Chemical Triggers Alarm Across US: [MSNBC]

Retards Development of Young: [NEWSWISE]

Register your Case

If you feel you qualify for damages or remedies that might be awarded in a possible class action or lawsuit, please fill in our form on the right to submit your complaint.

By submitting this form, you are asking lawyers to contact you. You are under no obligation to accept their services. Lawyers are usually paid out of the proceeds of the settlement or verdict rendered.

Add Your Comment on This Issue

Fields marked * are mandatory. Please read our comment guidelines before posting.

*Name:

Note: Your name will be published with your comment.

*Email Address:

Your email will only be used if a response is needed.

*Your Comment:
Request Legal Help