Science Panel Reports and Findings

C8 Science Panel Findings

The Science Panel reported its final conclusions on October 29, 2012 and determined that a probable link exists between C8 and the following 6 diseases:

1. Kidney Cancer
2. Testicular Cancer
3. Ulcerative Colitis
4. Thyroid Disease
5. Pregnancy Induced Hypertension
6. Hypercholesterolemia

C8 Science Panel Reports:

Probable Link Findings, Parkinson's Disease, October 29, 2012

Probable Link Findings, Liver Diseases, October 29, 2012

Probable Link Findings, Heart Disease (including High Blood Pressure, High Cholesterol, Coronary Artery Disease), October 29, 2012

Probable Link Findings, Osteoarthritis, October 29, 2012

Probable Link Findings, Chronic Kidney Disease, October 29, 2012

Probable Link Findings, Thyroid Disease, July 30, 2012

Probable Link Findings, Autoimmune Diseases (Ulcerative Colitis, Lupus, Type1 Diabetes, Crohn’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis), July 30, 2012

Probable Link Findings, Non-infectious Lung Disease (Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Airways Disease), July 30, 2012

Probable Link Findings, Common Infections (including Influenza), July 30, 2012

Probable Link Findings, Stroke, July 30, 2012

Probable Link Findings, Neurodevelopmental Disorders in Children (including Attention Deficit Disorders and Learning Disabilities), July 30, 2012

Status Report, Kidney Function, July 25, 2012

Probable Link Findings, Kidney and Testicular Cancer, April 16, 2012

Probable Link Findings, Pregnancy Induced Hypertension, December 5, 2011

Probable Link Findings, Pregnancy Loss, December 5, 2011

Probable Link Findings, Pre-term and Low Birth Weight, December 5, 2011

Probable Link Findings, Birth Defects, December 5, 2011

Probable Link Findings, Pregnancy Induced Hypertension, December 5, 2011

Probable Link Findings, Pre-term and Low Birth Weight, December 5, 2011

Probable Link Findings, Birth Defects, December 5, 2011

Status Report, Thyroid Disease, December 5, 2011

Status Report, Prospective Reproductive Outcomes, December 5, 2011

Status Report, Lipid Changes, December 5, 2011

Status Report, Liver Function in Adults, July 15, 2011

Status Report, Pregnancy Outcomes, July 15, 2011

Status Report, Mortality in Workers, July 15, 2011

Related links:
Settlement agreement as ratified by the court
C-8 Class Action Settlement Documents
Other studies finding links between PFOA exposure and adverse human health effects

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