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Asbestos Corrugated Paper

It was most commonly used for insulating steam pipes and in time it would deteriorate, leaving the asbestos friable. In this state, it was very easy for the workers to crush it when they were handling it, thus releasing its fibers into the air.

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1902

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79 years
1981

This thick paper product presented ridges that created pouches of air aiding in insulating steam pipes. Sometimes, corrugated paper was used in storage boxes in order to provide strength to these cardboard containers. Asbestos fibers were used to line this product, increasing its strength and flexibility.

In the case of corrugated paper, asbestos exposure happened when the worker intentionally or accidentally ripped or damaged the paper in any form, releasing the microscopic asbestos particles into the environment. Also, there were cases where the material turned friable over time. You could have been exposed if:

  • You handled asbestos corrugated paper on a constant basis
  • You performed plumbing or duct work
  • You unknowingly interacted with cardboard boxes containing asbestos corrugated paper

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How Can We Help Workers that Worked with or around Asbestos Corrugated Paper

By using asbestos-made products like corrugated paper, you were constantly exposed to poisonous asbestos fibers. We have the experience in similar cases to yours, where we have got the victims of these asbestos companies compensated by filing claims with their asbestos trust funds. Let us do the same for the well-being of your family.

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