Which products contain asbestos?
More than 3,000 products used in Australia are known to have contained asbestos. Most of these products were in the building industry.
Reputed trade names for asbestos containing building products made by James Hardie & Coy Ltd and Wunderlich Limited:
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
Note: this is a list of the common products only; it is not a full list.
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