Is fiberglass insulation dangerous? Fiberglass insulation is how we keep energy
costs down. Learn why some think fiberglass is as bad as asbestos.
However, much like asbestos, another building material that was once ubiquitous
but is now outlawed and recognized as a health hazard, fiberglass insulation ...
Apr 30, 2012 ... Fiberglass is said to have carcinogenic properties, so why is it still used for home
Dec 15, 2014 ... Fiberglass can cause mild irritation but is not dangerous. You'll ... I once had to
army crawl through insulation to run some cabling in my house.
Fiberglass is an attractive choice for home insulation because it poses no fire
hazard. According to some estimates, thermal insulation (made from fiberglass
Fiberglass was first used in the 1930s for home furnace filters and insulation. ...
Health effects from exposure to fiberglass can be different depending on the fiber
Apr 30, 2010 ... Fiberglass insulation is present in 90 percent of American homes. ... pressure not
to air a “20/20” investigation on the dangers of fiberglass.
Feb 27, 2013 ... I am not alone; fiberglass insulation comprises nearly 90% of the U.S. market ... is
broken: the glass is extremely sharp and is very dangerous.
Contact with insulation wool fiberglass can cause skin irritation such as redness
and itchiness, as well as difficulty seeing and breathing. Generally, these ...
Mar 17, 2007 ... Tips for safer fiberglass handling and insulation practices. ... Health effects of
fiberglass can be related to either the glass fibers themselves or to ...