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Products with Asbestos

Products with Asbestos

Can you identify  products with asbestos in your home? Most people would pick out most of the obvious, eve boards, heating insulation etc… However, it is estimated that only 20% of the population would correctly identify 100% of asbestos products used on the 50 or so years that it was used as a building product.

Products with asbestos has been in general use in homes, offices, business and manufacturing for many years, if no centuries. They come in all shapes and sizes, and by an large have a heat protection role as there main principle of use.

Some of the lesser known products using asbestos;

  • Asbestos Cement

  • Textured finishes – Artex

  • Storage Heaters – early models have been known to release Asbestos

  • Roofing for outdoor structures – Garages and Sheds

  • Asbestos cement roofing

  • Roof shingles

  • Asphalt roofing products pre 2000

  • Roofing Tiles

  • Vinyl floor tiles


There are very many more products, far too many to list, so if in doubt call a professional contractor, like Safeline Environmental and get a second opinion. Alternatively, you can get a more comprehensive list of Asbestos Products here .


Safeline Environmental is a leading asbestos removal and management services company, specialising in removal, survey and management of asbestos in the UK.


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