Friable Asbestos

Meaning, Term, and Glossary Definition - What is Friable Asbestos?

Any material containing more than one-percent asbestos, and that can be crumbled or reduced to powder by hand pressure. (May include previously non-friable material which becomes broken or damaged by mechanical force.)

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