Have you ever tested your air quality?
Is there asbestos in the air at your home or office?
Asbestos is a cancer-causing mineral fiber found in rock and soil, and was used as a popular fire retardant in various building materials for decades.
Along with some insulations, pipe wraps, shingles, ceiling and floor tiles, textured paints and joint patching compounds, it has also been used in
manufactured goods such as paper and cement products and heat-resistant fabrics.
If your home has products containing asbestos, it is possible that these fibers can be released into the air when disturbed or damaged during demolition work, home or building maintenance, repairs, or remodeling.
Health conditions related to asbestos include lung cancer, mesothelioma and asbestosis, and can be difficult to diagnose.
One thing is for certain: exposure to asbestos increases your risk of developing these diseases and the greater your exposure,
the greater your chance of developing one.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has found that indoor air can contain up to 100 times more pollutants than outdoor air, making indoor air quality a real health concern. To determine if asbestos is present in the household air you breathe, choose the yogi.
In addition to asbestos, the easy DIY yogi home air quality assessment kit provides you with confidential results from an accredited lab for:
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For more info on the harmful effects of asbestos and how to prevent them, visit the EPA asbestos website.