Grenfell Tower fire: 'Cyanide' foam also in sheltered homes

The insulation used at Grenfell Tower - which releases cyanide if burned - is installed at sheltered accommodation in east London, the BBC has learned.

The insulation used at Grenfell Tower - which releases cyanide if burned - is installed at sheltered accommodation in east London, the BBC has learned.

Celotex RS5000 foam was withdrawn from sale after the Grenfell fire, in which victims suffered cyanide poisoning.

The BBC has now discovered the product is used at 34 homes in Havering, east London, including nine sheltered accommodation units for the elderly.

Havering Council insists the buildings have all passed safety...
source: BBC