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Asbestos     EPA Federal Register notice 04-02-1992
       
  ASBESTOS    
  The asbestiform varieties of chrysotile (serpentine); crocidolite (riebeckite); amosite (cummingtonite-grunerite); tremolite; anthophyllite; and actinolite
       
  ASBESTOS Containing Product    
  Any product to which asbestos is deliberately added in any concentration or which contains more than 1.0 percent asbestos by weight or area.
       
Banned     products not being manufactured, imported or processed on July 12, 1989
1990 August 27, 1990    
  New uses of asbestos    
    08-27-1990 manufacture and import ban and labeling required  
      uses that were not manufactured, processed or imported on July 12, 1989 or before
      or initiated for the first time after August 25, 1989
  Flooring felt    
    08-27-1990 manufacture and import ban and labeling required  
    08-27-1992 distribution ban  
      An asbestos containing product which is made of paper felt intended for use as an underlayer for floor coverings, or to be bonded to the underside of vinyl sheet flooring.
      RFCI – Resilient Floor Covering Institute reported no manufacture or import of asbestos containing products since mid 1980's
  Spray-on Application    
      In 1990, EPA prohibited spray-on application of materials containing more than 1% asbestos to buildings, structures, pipes, and conduits unless certain conditions specified. See National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) at 40 CFR 61, Subpart M are met.
1996 August 26, 1996    
  Corrugated paper    
    08-26-1996 manufacture and import ban and labeling required  
    08-25-1997 distribution ban  
      An asbestos containing product made of corrugated paper, which is often cemented to a flat backing, may be laminated with foils or other materials and has a corrugated surface. Major applications of asbestos corrugated paper include: thermal insulation for pipe coverings, block insulation, panel insulation in elevators, insulation in appliances, and insulation in low pressure steam, hot water and process lines.
  Rollboard    
    08-26-1996 manufacture and import ban and labeling required  
    08-25-1997 distribution ban  
      An asbestos containing product made of paper that is produced in a continuous sheet, is flexible, and is rolled to achieve a desired thickness. Asbestos rollboard consists of two sheets of asbestos paper laminated together. Major applications of this product include; office partitioning, garage paneling, linings for stoves, and electrical switch boxes and fireproofing agent for security boxes, safes, and files.
  Commercial paper    
    08-26-1996 manufacture and import ban and labeling required  
    08-25-1997 distribution ban  
      An asbestos containing product which is made of paper intended for use as general insulation paper or muffler paper.
      Major applications include insulation against fire, heat transfer and corrosion in circumstance that require a thin, but durable, barrier.
      includes pipeline wrap
      some inventory still being sold as late at 04-02-1992
  Specialty paper    
    08-26-1996 manufacture and import ban and labeling required  
    08-25-1997 distribution ban  
      An asbestos containing product that is made of paper intended for use as filters for beverages or other fluids or as paper fill for cooling towers. Cooling tower fill consists of asbestos paper that is used as a cooling agent for liquids from industrial processes and air conditioning systems.
      two manufacturers stopped manufacture of products with asbestos prior to 1986
       
Not Ban      
  Pipeline Wrap    
    still manufactured by Quin-T Co  
  Vinyl/Asbestos Tile    
    imported after 07-12-1989  
  Millboard    
    still manufactured by Quin-T Co & imported  
  Asbestos clothing    
    primarily due to import of gloves and mittens  
  Asbestos -cement corrugated sheet    
    Turner Building Products  
    Western Specialty Products  
    Potlatch Corp  
      Cavity deck roofing
      T Deck
      Corrugated sheets of asbestos cement or cellulose fiber cement
  Asbestos-cement flat sheet    
    Turner Building Products  
    Versalite del Noroeste  
      Sheets, panels, tiles and similar articles of asbestos cement, cellulose fiber cement or the like
    AWMCO  
      sold inventory until 1992
  Roofing Felt    
    Power Marketing Group  
      imported roofing felt & sold inventory until 1991
    Kingsey-Falls Inc  
    Supradur Manufacturing Corp  
  Asbestos-cement shingle    
    Supradur Manufacturing Corp  
      manufactured through 1992