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Many people in the United States incorrectly believe that asbestos has been banned in the country and that no risk of exposure through the use of new commercial products exists, according to recent reports.
In fact, the United States Geological Survey reported that, in 2006, the U.S. used 2,000 metric tons of asbestos, 55 percent of which were used in roofing products, 26 percent in coatings, and 19 percent in friction products such as vehicle brakes and clutches.
Use this section to view reports on asbestos and learn about the dangers associated with this harmful substance.
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