Glossary

Asbestos

Asbestos is a term used to refer to a family of 6 naturally-occurring silicate minerals composed of thin, hair-like, microscopic fibers. The 6 types of asbestos: Actinolite Asbestos, Amosite Asbestos, Anthophyllite Asbestos, Chrysotile Asbestos, Crocidolite Asbestos (Blue Asbestos) and Tremolite Asbestos. All 6 asbestos types offer fire, heat and chemical resistance and therefore added to many products. Exposure to asbestos may result in health risks such as organ failure and cancer.
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