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The Evidence : Secrecy
Protecting trade secrets is a reality for most business. Controlling the message about a product – or a company – is also viewed as necessary, and savvy. But the chemical industry kept secret vital information about potential health effects related to some of its manufacturing processes and their products.

The public was not informed about harmful consumer products making use of vinyl chloride as an aerosol, for example. And a concerted effort to manipulate the news media was designed to convince the public there was little or no downside to the chemical revolution.

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