Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 24, 2008
Americas Watchdog and its Homeowners Consumer Center is advancing an expaned nationwide investigation into Zurn brass plumbing fittings. The reason the group is investigating Zurn plumbing fittings is because these plumbing parts have been failing in peoples homes accross the US. A class action lawsuit has been filed related to this matter (Case # 07-3652 (ADM) RLE).
The focus of the expanded national investigation is to discover if a plumber or a plumbing contractor has specific information about a Zurn brass plumbing part, or Zurn brass fitting failure. Plumbers with specific information about the Zurn plumbing fittings should contact the Homeowners Consumer immediately at 866-714-6466.
So what is the possible issue with Zurn plumbing fittings?
According to Americas Watchdog, the possible issue with Zurn plumbing fittings involves premature cracking or leaking of Zurn plumbing fittings. Zurn's brass fittings are used in its plastic pipe system, known as a pex system ("PEX"). The fittings have failed prematurely across the country, causing Zurn to stop selling the brass fittings in some areas. The fittings are failing because of stress corrosion cracking and/or dezincification. Zurn blames "aggressive water" even though the fittings have failed on city water and many other types of drinking water supply sources. According to the group, "What scares us the most is there are literally millions of Zurn plumbing fittings that have been used across the U.S. in the last six years & the average homeowner would never know."
Zurn's fittings do not say Zurn on them; instead they say "Q" or "Q pex.
The Law Firm Of Larson King has filed class action lawsuits in several states. Specific information can be gathered by visiting their web site at http://www.zurnclassaction.com.
The Homeowners Consumer Center's investigation is very interested in hearing from plumbers, plumbing contractors or homeowners in any state.
- Plumbers who have experience repairing Zurn Plumbing Fittings should call the Homeowners Consumer Center at 866-714-6566
The group believes possibly millions of Zurn defective plumbing fittings have been used across the U.S. Plumbers who have made repairs to properties with Zurn brass fittings should contact the Homeowners Consumer Center. Individual homeowners who may have the Zurn bass fittings in their home should contact the Homeowners Consumer Center immediately. Homeowners or plumbers can contact the Homeowners Consumer Center anytime at 866-714-6466. The Homeowners Consumer Center's web site is located at http://HomeownersConsumerCenter.com.
Americas Watchdog and its Homeowners Consumer Center are all about consumer protection and corporate responsibility.
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