What is Asbestos?

Last Updated: Sep 20, 2011 05:32PM CDT
Asbestos is a very durable, heat resistant Mineral Fiber found in a variety of building materials like insulation, floor & ceiling tiles, roofing, exterior siding, and fireproof boards. It can also be found in some appliances including toasters, broilers, slow cookers, waffle irons, dishwashers, and refrigerators.

Long-term exposure to Asbestos can cause chest & abdominal cancers and lung diseases.

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