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Infographic on Actions to Protect the Public from Asbestos

The following infographic shows how the 1989 partial ban, 2019 final rule, and ongoing risk evaluation fit together to form EPA's strategy under TSCA for protecting the public from asbestos. A PDF of this infographic is available below. 

1989 Partial Ban on the manufacture, import, processing, and distribution of some asbestos-containing products. EPA also banned new uses of asbestos which prevent new asbestos products from entering the marketplace after August 25, 1989. These uses remain

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