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Patsy Sherman, Scotchgard™ Inventor
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Today’s Solutions Are Sometimes Tomorrow’s Problems

In May 2000, 3M decided to reformulate some of its Scotchgard products. A study done for the company showed that breakdown materials from the chemistry used to manufacture these products has been found to be widespread in the environment and in people. As a result of the study, 3M made the decision to discontinue production of that chemistry and has reformulated these Scotchgard products.

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