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    Asbestos carpet underlay....?

    With regard to the post thing... Until the material has been identified as ACM, the carpet underlay or hessian for example it is not a hazardous material or dangerous goods... It is merely hessian. Its a bit of a grey area, however, provided the material is safely bagged it should not be an issue.
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    Asbestos carpet underlay....?

    Testing is easy. There will be a NATA lab close by that can test the material. As an example, our labs charge $55 including GST and guarantee results in 48hrs. Some however can be up to $200 with some even charging a 100% surcharge for results requested in less than a week. Either or, most...
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    Asbestos carpet underlay....?

    Occupational Hygiene Hello Gentlemen, I am an Industrial Hygienist from Queensland Laboratory. I have noticed your posts regarding asbestos in carpet underlay. the issue has come about due to a news article on ABC's 7:30 Report last night http://www.queenslandlab.com/news_detail.php?id=31...
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