Below is a list of reputed trade names for building products made by James Hardie & Coy Ltd and Wunderlich Limited that contain asbestos. This list is not exhaustive and captures the most common asbestos products only, there are many more asbestos products that have been used in Australia.
Flat, profiled and grained sheets containing asbestos
Versilux (pre 1977)
Villaboard (post 1977)
Durabestos Moulded Wall panelling
Coloured and patterned sheets containing asbestos
Hardigrain (Colours: mountain ash, blackwood wood grain) Duradec
Colorbord (plain colours)
Hardipanel (stucco, fiesta, sierra)
Corrugated sheets containing asbestos
Old style corrugated
New deep corrugated
Compressed sheets containing asbestos
Compressed AC (6, 9, 12, 18 & 24 mm)
Underlay containing asbestos
Ceramic tile underlay
Vinyl & cork underlay
Weatherboarding containing asbestos
Hardiplank wood grain
Hardiplank cross cut
Hardiplank old style
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If you have worked with or been exposed to any of the above or other asbestos products, and believe you may be at risk of developing an asbestos-related disease, it's important to speak with your doctor as soon as possible.
It’s also a good idea to document any asbestos product dust exposure in case you do develop any illnesses later in life. We have created a free National Asbestos, Silica, Chemicals, Fumes and Dusts Register to provide a convenient way to do this.
Recording the details of your exposure, regardless of how recent or long ago it was, can help any future asbestps claims for compensation you may need to make. Registration is free, and obligation-free as well. The register has helped a number of clients prove their exposure through workmate statements.
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