Category: Wrongful Death

Warning! Refinishing Your Bathtub Could Kill You

Author: Lowell Steiger

Published On: February 24, 2012

How scary is this? Beautifying your bathtub could lead to death. It turns out that 13 bathtub refinishers have died in the last 12 years as a result of methylene chloride stripping agents. According to an article in Health Day, “All of the deaths occurred in residential bathrooms with inadequate ventilation. The victims either did not use protective respiratory equipment or the equipment they used did not protect against methylene chloride vapor, according to the report in the Feb. 24 edition of the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, published by the CDC.” CDC Report Links Death to These Products The Centers for Disease Control… Read More

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