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This Asbestos Checker contains general information.

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Acetylene gas cylinders and asbestos

Acetylene gas cylinders used in welding contained asbestos to add stability with flammability. Asbestos in the cylinder was not dangerous when being used. 

Empty gas cylinders must be disposed of as asbestos waste.

Where was it used

Commercial, Industrial, Community infrastructure and spaces, Agricultural & horticultural, Residential


Plant & machinery, Plumbing & drainage Boats, Automotive

Known uses


Also known as



Hard to identify