asbestos containing materials (ACM)

Definition

Products or materials made with asbestos. Use of ACMs has been prohibited since the early 1980s, but some older dwellings still may contain ACMs.

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You should always be careful when you are dealing with any asbestos containing materials and get rid of them quickly.

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The asbestos containing materials that were used in the construction of the building are deemed illegal and swift action needs to be taken to correct the situation.

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The child rolled around playfully in the asbestos containing materials, clearly enjoying the reminder of his old home, while his adoptive parents just watched in horror.

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