Posted on 02/12/2019 in 2019
Grenfell law suit cites Whirlpool, Arconic, Celotex

Associated Press reports that nearly 250 survivors and families of victims’ of the Grenfell tower fire have filed legal action in Philadelphia, citing Whirlpool (the manufacturer of the Hotpoint model fridge-freezer which is indicated to have started the fire, and which contained flammable insulation foam, see pinfa Newsletter n°94), cladding manufacturer Arconic and insulation manufacturer Celotex (part of Saint Gobain group). Both the cladding and the insulation product have since been taken off the market.

“Building materials helped spread Grenfell fire, US suit says”, Associated Press, 12 June 2019

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