Does Gold Bond rock wool insulation contain asbestos?

Answer While Gold Bond produced some products between 1950 and 1970 that contained asbestos, the company's rock-wool insulation did not. Modern rock-wool insulation is made from recycled steel slag, limes... Read More »

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Is there something that looks like asbestos insulation, but is not?

Housing insulation often looks alike. Therefore, there are a number of types of insulation that look like asbestos, but are in fact not asbestos. This includes mineral wood insulation, rock wool in... Read More »

Does attic insulation contain asbestos?

Some attic insulation may contain asbestos, which is a fibrous material that is a cancer-causing substance and a serious health hazard. One example of an insulation brand that contains asbestos is ... Read More »

When was asbestos outlawed as insulation?

In the U.S., asbestos-containing material (ACM) used as thermal insulation was outlawed under the National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants established by the Environmental Protecti... Read More »

Does spray insulation contain asbestos?

The spray insulation used in construction today does not contain asbestos. According to the National Cancer Institute's fact sheet on asbestos exposure and cancer risk, the Environmental Protectio... Read More »