In 1966, the formula of AFFF, as we know it today, was devised by the U.S. Navy and the 3M company.
Since then, the fire suppressant has been widely used to put out fires caused by combustible and flammable liquids and gases, such as jet fuel, oils, lacquers, and petroleum.
In the winter of 2022, the 3M company announced that it would stop manufacturing AFFF by 2025. The company has been one of the largest AFFF producers, along with DuPont, which ceased manufacturing the fire suppressant in 2021. Other large companies that make or made AFFF include the following:
If you are or were a civilian or military firefighter who used AFFF manufactured by any of these companies on the job or during active duty and now struggle with a disease, do not hesitate to give us a call. With over 35 years of experience in evaluating toxic exposure claims, our expert team will help you find out whether you are entitled to financial compensation from the companies whose AFFF you were exposed to. The process is simple and will take place over the phone with minimal involvement on your part, as we understand how physically and emotionally draining suffering from a serious disease can be.
In the unfortunate event that you came to struggle with a disease as a consequence of using AFFF as a civilian or military firefighter, we encourage you to contact our expert team. We will gladly assess your case to determine whether you are eligible to file a claim. The only documents we will request are your employment or military records and your medical records. If you are eligible, we will put you in touch with a reputable, specialized attorney.