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Is fiberglass insulation dangerous? Fiberglass insulation is how we keep energy costs down. Learn why some think fiberglass is as bad as asbestos.

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There are, however, a few dangers associated with the installation of fiberglass. If you are considering installing fiberglass insulation in your home, here are a ...

www.thomasnet.com/articles/materials-handling/fiberglass-safety-health-concerns

Contact with insulation wool fiberglass can cause skin irritation such as redness and itchiness, as well as difficulty seeing and breathing. Generally, these ...

www.nachi.org/fiberglass-insulation-history-hazards-alternatives.htm

Fiberglass is an attractive choice for home insulation because it poses no fire hazard. According to some estimates, thermal insulation (made from fiberglass and ...

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Apr 30, 2012 ... Fiberglass is said to have carcinogenic properties, so why is it still used for home insulation?

www.idph.state.il.us/envhealth/factsheets/fiberglass.htm

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  ...

www.greenbuild.org/insulation/insulation-hazardous-to-your-health

Feb 27, 2013 ... Imagine what happens when a window is broken: the glass is extremely sharp and is very dangerous. Fiberglass insulation has the same effect ...

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Feb 20, 2010 ... Fiberglass insulation or glass wool is a man-made vitreous fiber. It is made by pulling strands of glass into thin fibers. People can be affected by ...

www.livestrong.com/article/124778-fiberglass-breathing-danger-effects

Fiberglass is a multipurpose material used in the construction of buildings, automobiles, ... Looser weaves provide insulation for plumbing pipes and houses .