Identifying Ceilings Tiles and Other Materials that Contain Asbestos and Could Pose a Threat to Building Occupants in Puerto Rico

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the production of commercial products containing asbestos began in the early 1900s and the mineral was used to create about 3,000 different products during much of the 20th century. It was a popular material due to its low cost, strength, sound absorption qualities and ability to resist heat, electricity and corrosion. –   – Many of the products and building materials created decades ago can still be found today in residential, co…

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Identifying Ceilings Tiles and Other Materials that Contain Asbestos and Could Pose a Threat to Building Occupants in Puerto Rico