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At one time asbestos was a commonly used material in building and construction and still is in other countries. Although no longer used in the UK since 1999, it can still be found in many materials around our homes.
If properly managed and kept in good condition asbestos does not pose a health risk. It’s only a problem if it’s damaged as this can cause loose fibres to become airborne and, if breathed in, can cause health problems.
Cavity wall and loft insulation do not generally contain asbestos based materials.