Recently, a welder filed a lawsuit against the makers of welding products. His lawsuit contends that welding products which contain manganese caused him to suffer neurological problems, including Parkinson’s Disease. The lawsuit claims that exposure to manganese for as little as 49 days can cause neurological damage.
The plaintiff has alleged that the defendants concealed safety data on the products that had been gather from various trade organizations and groups. The entire article can regarding this is in the The Madison / St. Clair Record http://www.madisonrecord.com/news/newsview.asp?c=174385.