Products with Asbestos

Asbestos has been used in broad ranging products people could be exposed to in the workplace. They include:

  • Building materials:
    • Roofing shingles
    • Ceiling and floor tiles
    • Paper products
    • Cement products

  • Friction products
    • Automobile related
    • Clutch parts
    • Brake parts
    • Transmission parts

  • Heat-resistant fabrics
  • Packaging,
  • Gaskets, and coatings
  • Vermiculite and talc products

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has also found asbestos in the following consumer products and the items found in the home:

  • Broilers
  • Barbecue fire starters (electric)
  • Deep Fryers
  • Frying pans and grills (electric)
  • Mixers (electric)
  • Popcorn poppers
  • Ranges and ovens
  • Slow cookers
  • Toaster
  • Clothes washers and dryers
  • Dishwashers
  • Refrigerators
  • Curling irons (electric)
  • Electric blankets
  • Heaters, portable electric
  • Texture paint
  • Asbestos paper (including asbestos paper tape) and millboard (i.e., in rolls or sheets) for consumer use, including but not limited to such uses as (This category does not include paper and millboard sold as a component of another product).
  • Wall protection behind heat-generating products
  • Floor protection under wood and coal stoves
  • Soldering and welding blocks or sheets
  • Pipe insulation
  • Airduct insulation
  • High-temperature wallboard
  • Iron rests and burner mats; barbecue mits, pot holders and similar items
  • High-temperature gaskets for wood and coal stoves (including fireplace inserts)
  • Stove pipe rings
  • Safes, Kilns, safety boxes, filing cabinets, and incinerators
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