Nationwide Class Targets Spray Insulation They Say Is Toxic

Law360, New York (September 18, 2012, 5:37 PM EDT) -- A pair of New York consumers launched a nationwide class action against Lapolla Industries Inc. and Delfino Insulation Co. Inc. on Friday over allegations the companies have sold defective spray polyurethane foam insulation that can cause respiratory and neurological injury.

The proposed class, led by New York residents Neil and Kristine Markey, claims the spray polyurethane foam, or SPF, fails to become inert and nontoxic when applied to homes, as a result of either a fundamental design flaw or the near-impossibility of properly installing the foam,...
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