CPSC Probes Ties Between Drywall, Health Issues

Law360, New York (May 1, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has received more than 180 reports from residents in 13 states and the District of Columbia who suspect health problems or the corrosion of metal components in their homes are due to drywall imported from China.

The majority of the reports have come from Florida consumers, the CPSC said in an informational advisory Friday. However, the commission has also received reports from residents of Louisiana, Virginia, Wisconsin, Ohio, Alabama, Mississippi, Missouri, California, Washington, Wyoming, Arizona and Tennessee, as well as...
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