When was asbestos most commonly used?

Most products manufactured with asbestos date from the late 40’s through to the Mid 1980’s, however a number of products continued to be manufactured after the Mid 80’s such as gaskets and Brake Pads. If your house or premises has asbestos cement dating back prior to the early 1980’s it has to contain asbestos, Mid 80’s would require testing.

What materials contain asbestos?

Note: samples as shown do contain asbestos, however depending on age etc all of these products have an equivalent that does not contain asbestos.

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