When did they stop using asbestos in linoleum?

Answer Asbestos was banned in the 1970s, but true linoleum does not contain any asbestos. If the flooring is a vinyl tile, then it is possible that it will contain some kind of asbestos.Source:California ... Read More »

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When did they stop using asbestos in flooring?

Although no legislation banned the use of asbestos until 1989, U.S. flooring manufacturers began using alternative materials in the 1970s. Reports issues by the Environmental Protection Agency in t... Read More »

When did they stop using asbestos in construction?

In 1973 the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) outlawed the use of asbestos in construction to fireproof houses and buildings. Despite this, it is not impossible to find a home that was construc... Read More »

When did using asbestos pipe stop?

Asbestos has gone through two bans in The United States. Asbestos was banned originally for fireproofing and insulating in 1973 and was then banned for decorative purposes in 1978. Asbestos makers ... Read More »

When did they stop putting asbestos in vinyl flooring?

Asbestos, which is a cancer-causing material, was used in vinyl flooring until 1972, at which time manufacturers switched to other composite materials for the production of flooring. Certain preca... Read More »