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What are examples of products that may contain asbestos?

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Products that may contain asbestos include:

  • Insulation in walls and attics
  • Vinyl tiles used for floors
  • Shingles
  • Siding on houses
  • Blankets that protect hot water pipes
  • Fabrics that resist heat
  • Car brakes

From: What Is Asbestos? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Cancer Institute: "Asbestos Exposure and Cancer Risk." 

National Cancer Institute: "Mesothelioma: Questions and Answers."

CDC: "Asbestos."

MedlinePlus: "Asbestos."

National Cancer Institute: "What You Need to Know About Lung Cancer."

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on November 17, 2018

SOURCES:

National Cancer Institute: "Asbestos Exposure and Cancer Risk." 

National Cancer Institute: "Mesothelioma: Questions and Answers."

CDC: "Asbestos."

MedlinePlus: "Asbestos."

National Cancer Institute: "What You Need to Know About Lung Cancer."

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on November 17, 2018

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