EPA Asbestos List


Buildings Built Before 1981 May Have Asbestos Containing Building Mateirals

Probable Asbestos Containing Materials

EPA Sample List of Asbestos Containing Materials

NOTE: This list does not include every product/material that may contain asbestos. It is intended as a general guide to show which types of materials that may contain asbestos.

High Temperature Gaskets

Joint Compounds

Laboratory Gloves

Laboratory Hoods/Table Tops


Packing Materials (for wall/floor penetrations)

Pipe Insulation (corrugated air-cell, block, etc.)


Roofing Asphalt

Roofing Felt

Roofing Putty

Roofing Shingles

Skim Coats

Spackling Compounds

Spray Applied Insulation


Taping Compounds (thermal)

Textured Paints/Coatings

Thermal Paper Products

Transite pipe

Vermiculite Insulation

Vinyl Floor Tile

Vinyl Sheet Flooring

Vinyl Wall Covering


Window Putty

Acoustical Plaster


Asphalt Floor Tile

Blown-in Insulation

Base Flashing

Boiler Insulation

Breeching Insulation


Ceiling Tiles/Lay-in Panels

Cement pipes

Cement Siding

Cement Wallboard


Cooling Towers

Decorative Plaster

Ductwork flexible fabric connection

Electrical Cloth

Electrical Panel Partitions

Electric Wiring Insulation

Elevator Brake Shoes

Elevator Equipment Panels

Fire Blankets

Fire Curtains

Fire Doors

Fireproofing materials (foam)

Flooring Backing

Heating and Electrical Ducts

HVAC Duct Insulation

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