Suit alleges chemical used to embalm caused mortician's cancer

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Saturday, November 24, 2012

A lawsuit by a New Jersey mortician stricken with leukemia is casting a spotlight on embalming, a standard practice in the funeral industry.

William Moore, 38, of Secaucus claims his illness was caused by exposure to formaldehyde, an ingredient in embalming fluid. He is suing his workplace and several manufacturers of embalming chemicals.

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Last Updated ( Monday, 26 November 2012 12:10 )  

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