ASTM D1061 1995 Edition, February 15, 1995
Standard Specification for Asbestos Lap
Includes all amendments and changes through Editorial Change 1, September 2004
Additional Comments: W/D S/S BY ASTM D1061/D1061M
Published By:ASTM International (ASTM)
This specification covers asbestos lap, a felted asbestos product, having a minimum of 75 mass % of asbestos fiber.
The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
Warning - Breathing of asbestos dust is hazardous. Asbestos and asbestos products present demonstrated health risks for users and for those with whom they come into contact. In addition to other precautions, when working with asbestos-cement products, minimize the dust that results. For information on the safe use of chrysoltile asbestos, refer to "Safe Use of Chrysotile Asbestos: A Manual on Preventive and Control Measures."(Footnote 2)
The following safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test methods, Section 12, described in this specification: This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. For specific safety hazard, see 1.3.
Footnote 2 - Available from The Asbestos Institute, http://www.chrysotile.com/en/sr_use/manual.htm.