Stay informed, thousands of consumer products (both past and present) could potentially contain asbestos. Following is a list of available items known to have included it.
This list is not exhaustive.
Acoustic Products – Spray & Tile
Acoustic Thermal insulation
Acrylic Roofing (Alsynite) etc
Adhesives and cement
Air Conditioning Ducts was sprayed in Army masks during the war.
Asbestos Protective Clothing – Worn by Fire Fighters & Racing Car Drivers.
Asbestos Rope, Braiding & Wick
Asbestos Tape or Thread
Asphalt Products, including tile sundries
Automotive, Truck & Marine Products -including brake linings, pads and shoes, brake blocks, clutch materials, transmission components, gasket materials, shock absorbers.
Boilers (Refractory Products) – furnaces, clays
Brake Linings & Pads
Brake Pads & Shoes
Caulking Compounds and Coatings
Ceiling Panels, tiles and related sundries
Ceilings & Decorative Ceilings
Cement Products, including cement, mortar, board, flooring, panels, pipe, flat & corrugated sheet, siding, shingles, stucco
Cement Walls, Fibro Sheeting
Ceramic or Paint Fillers
Clays (Refractory Products) Boilers, Kilns, Furnaces, etc.
Clutch Linings & Gaskets in cars
Commercial or Industrial Machines and components, including brake linings, clutch facings, thermal insulations, transmission components, gaskets.
Coatings – Mastic and Sealing Products.
Compressed Asbestos gaskets and high stress seals.
Curtains (Fire proof)
Detackifying/ Demolding Agents
Dry Wall Joint Treatment Products – including Joint Compound, Joint Cement, Joint Treatment, Joint Sealant, Caulking Compounds.
Eaves of houses
Electrical Meter Panels (Meter Boxes)
Fillers for painting
Fire Retardant Gypsum Board, Lathe, Finishing & Taping.
Flat & Corrugated Sheeting
Floor coating (paint products)
Gas Masks – during the war
Gaskets, Sheet Packing, and Moulded Products.
Gypsum Products – Fire Retardant Gypsum Board, Lath, Finishing & Taping Compounds
High Stress Seals (Compressed Seals) – Compressed Asbestos.
Industrial & Commercial Machinery
Insulation in ceilings or roof
Joint Treatment Products – See Dry Wall Joint Treatments.
Machines Industrial & Components
Masks of firemen
Masks during the war
Mastics, as well as coating and sealant products.
Mineral Wool Board
Paint Products – Roof Coating, Floor Coating
Paints sprayed on walls & ceilings
Phenolic or Plastic Resins
Pipe Covering, Pipe Wrap, Cement, Block Insulation, Spray & Sundries (Thermal Insulation)
Pipes Pipes (concrete)
Plaster & Plaster Products
Plastic Resins or (Phenolic Resins)
Plumbing & Joint Sealant
Powerboards (Electrical Meter Panels)
Racing Car Drivers’ Clothing
Refractory Products, including Clays, Cements, Shapes, Blocks to Build or Insulate, or Steel Structures subjected to high heat such as Boilers, Furnaces/Kilns
Resilient Floor Covering Products – including Cements, Coatings, Felts, Deckings, Flashings, Paints, Shingles
Rollboard, Mineral Wool Board, Millboard
Roof Coating, Floor Coating (Paint)
Sealing Mastics Products, Shapes (Refractory Products) Clays, Cements, Blocks used to Build, Boilers, Furnaces and Kilns
Sheet Packing, Gaskets, Moulded Products
Simmer Mats for putting under the saucepans on stoves.
Spackle & Spackling Compound
Stoves – in the linings
Thermal & Acoustic insulation
Wall Linings of Train Carriages, Planes, Ships