When Did We Stop Using Asbestos?

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Asbestos was outlawed from being used in new residences in 1978, however, builders were allowed to continue using any stock they might have had on hand. So it was likely still being used well into the 1980's.
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Because asbestos has been associated with increased risk of developing certain cancers.
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Not likely. However, asbestos has been used in lots of things as filler. Plaster, drywall compound, tile adhesive, ceiling tile etc. The problem arises when some of this stuff is
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Asbestos was banned in the USA in 1978. The government did allow for all asbestos texture supplies to be used up because of its harmful effect to human.
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Asbestos was banned in July 1989. Before that, it was used.
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