CEO of a Pakistani Asbestos Cement Company Faces Possible Role in Investigation of Cancer Death of a

A new example of the global spread of environmental consciousness as it applies to persons who work at or service manufacturing plants that utilize "toxins."

As a result of a cancer death of person associated with a manufacturing plant in Pakistan, the CEO of Dadex Eternit faces a summons to testify in connection with a complaint and order from environmental authorities in Pakistan. The news is provided by an article in The News International.

Dadex Eternit is a maker of chrysotile board and plastic pipes. According to its website: " Dadex was established as a public limited company in 1959. Headquartered in Karachi, our two manufacturing facilities, based in Karachi and Hyderabad, are equipped with state-of-the-art machinery. Dadex also has its own rubber plant located within Karachi Factory, producing high quality rubber rings (according to international standards) for our pipes."



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