Asbestos Products Database

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NameVinyl Floor Covering - Commercial
CaptionCommercial Vinyl Floor Covering which contains asbestos in the backing
LocationCommercial
SourceAsbestos Education Committee
Image Id93
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NameVinyl Floor Covering - Kitchen 1
CaptionDomestic vinyl floor covering in a kitchen - it is lifting at the base of the cupboard
LocationDomestic home
SourceAsbestos Education Committee
Image Id94
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NameVinyl Floor Covering - Kitchen 1b
CaptionDomestic vinyl floor covering in a kitchen and laundry which pictures the underside of a loose section
LocationDomestic home
SourceAsbestos Education Committee
Image Id95

Vinyl floor tiles and covering

Product description

Solid, brittle material in a variety of colours used in control rooms, bathrooms, common rooms andamenities rooms of zone substations and Field Service Centres. Sometimes used in bigger distribution substations.


Can also be referred to as lino or linoleum.
Product type Floor Covering
Sub-Product type Floor Tiles
Trading name(s)
Other name(s) Floor tiles, vinyl floor, plastic tiles, lino or linoleum.
Build element Construction
Product identification
Asbestos-containing vinyl floor tiles can have a variety of colours and shapes, but they will look exactly the same as non-asbestos-containing vinyl floor tiles. Reliable identification can only be achieved by laboratory analysis.
Known uses Durable flooring
Asbestos fibre type Chrysotile (white asbestos)
Friable or Non-Friable Non-Friable
Known Supplier(s)
Known place of manufacture
Date / period of manufacture Pre 1987
Building construction period 1931-1940,1941-1950,1951-1960,1961-1970,1970-1980,1981-1990
Location Domestic home
  • Bathroom
  • Dining room
  • Dog kennels
  • Fencing
  • Fireplace
  • Flooring & covering
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry
  • Toilet
Commercial
  • Flooring
  • Wet Areas(Bathrooms/toilets etc)
Industrial
  • Flooring
Plant
      Other Public

     

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    NameVinyl Floor meets Capet
    CaptionDomestic vinyl floor covering which meets carpet.
    LocationDomestic home
    SourceAsbestos Education Committee
    Image Id96
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    NameLino Floor Tiles
    CaptionComercial lino floor tiles
    LocationCommercial
    SourceTownsville Asbestos
    Image Id97
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    NameLino Floor Tiles
    CaptionCommercial lino floor tiles - damaged
    LocationCommercial
    SourceTownsville Asbestos
    Image Id98
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    NameVinyl Floor Covering - Kitchen 2
    CaptionDomestic vinyl floor covering in a kitchen which has been partially removed exposing asbestos cement floor and adhesive.
    LocationDomestic home
    SourceJim's Building Inspections
    Image Id230
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    NameDomestic Vinyl Floor Covering
    CaptionDomestic vinyl floor covering
    LocationDomestic home
    SourceJim's Building Inspections
    Image Id231
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    NameDomestic Vinyl Floor Covering - toilet
    CaptionDomestic vinyl floor covering in a toilet and bathroom
    LocationDomestic home
    SourceJim's Building Inspections
    Image Id232
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    NameRemnants of Asbestos backed vinyl flooring
    CaptionAsbestos backed vinyl sheet flooring. The green material indicates the backing which contains asbestos.
    LocationIndustrial
    SourceSHAPE Group
    Image Id267
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    NameVinyl Floor Covering - Commercial
    CaptionVinyl floor tile with backing that contains asbestos.
    LocationCommercial
    SourceSHAPE Group
    Image Id268
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    NameClose up Vinyl Floor Covering - Commercial
    CaptionAsphaltic cutback adhesive under vinyl tiles
    LocationCommercial
    SourceWorkSafe Tasmania
    Image Id269
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    NameVinyl Floor Covering in public building
    CaptionVinyl Floor Covering in public building
    LocationOther
    SourceWorkSafe Tasmania
    Image Id270
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    NameVinyl Floor Covering
    CaptionAsphaltic cutback adhesive under vinyl tiles
    LocationCommercial
    SourceWorkSafe Tasmania
    Image Id271
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    NameClose up Vinyl Floor Covering - Commercial
    CaptionClose up Vinyl Floor Covering - Commercial
    LocationCommercial
    SourcePrensa
    Image Id357
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    NameVinyl Floor Covering - Commercial
    CaptionVinyl Floor Covering - Commercial
    LocationCommercial
    SourcePrensa
    Image Id358
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    NameClose up Vinyl Floor Covering - Commercial
    CaptionClose up Vinyl Floor Covering - Commercial
    LocationCommercial
    SourcePrensa
    Image Id359
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    NameVinyl flooring as liner
    CaptionVinyl flooring used as shelf liner in bathroom
    LocationDomestic home
    SourceAsbestos Awareness
    Image Id368
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    NameAsbestos paper under lino
    CaptionAsbestos paper under lino
    LocationDomestic home
    SourcePrensa
    Image Id369
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    NameLino Tiles - BW
    CaptionDomestic lino floor tiles
    LocationDomestic home
    SourceAsbestos Awareness
    Image Id370
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    NameLino Tiles - lifting
    CaptionCommercial lino floor tiles - lifting
    LocationCommercial
    SourceAsbestos Awareness
    Image Id371
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    NameCommercial Lino Tiles
    CaptionCommercial lino floor tiles - lifting
    LocationCommercial
    SourceAsbestos Awareness
    Image Id372
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    NameDomestic Vinyl Floor Covering
    CaptionDomestic vinyl floor covering
    LocationDomestic home
    SourceAsbestos Awareness
    Image Id373

     

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