When did using asbestos pipe stop?

Answer 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 »

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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 they stop using asbestos in linoleum?

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 »

When did contractors stop using asbestos insulation in residential homes?

In 1973 and 1975, the Environmental Protection Agency prohibited the use of asbestos--a naturally occurring rock mineral fiber--in certain types of housing and building insulation. Contact with the... Read More »