EPA Asbestos List

Buildings Built Before 1981 May Have Asbestos Containing Building Mateirals

List of Uses Covered Under April 2019 Final Rule; Restrictions on Discontinued Uses of Asbestos

The EPA asbestos list shown below does not include every product or building material that may contain asbestos in buildings. It is intended as a general guide to show which types of materials may contain asbestos.

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More information about asbestos can be found on the EPA Asbestos website.


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

High-Temperature Gaskets

HVAC Duct Insulation

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

Transited pipe

Vermiculite Insulation

Vinyl Floor Tile

Vinyl Sheet Flooring


Wall Coverings

EPA List of Where Asbestos is Found