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Wednesday, October 22, 2008

 

Sofa is blamed for heart failure

‘A man who claims chemicals in his sofa caused a serious heart problem is to sue its supplier and manufacturer. [..]

Mr Green said he first suffered blisters, then breathing problems, followed by pneumonia and finally heart failure, which doctors have told him has left half his heart damaged.

“At first I just couldn’t catch my breath, I thought it was just a cold or flu, but it just escalated from there,” he said. [..]

He claims sachets of anti-mould fungicide placed under the sofa cushions to keep the leather fresh were responsible.

The sachets contained the chemical dimethyl fumarate.’




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