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I was just wondering would my 1959 fridge contain asbestos?

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Customer: I was just wondering would my 1959 fridge contain asbestos?
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: Know problem, as far as I know it was made in 1959. The insulation they used seems to the glass fiber.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 1 year ago.

The insulation in your refrigerator does not contain asbestos. It was called "glass wool", other units used "mineral wool" or even ground up cardboard, but asbestos was typically only used for appliances with higher temperature situations like an oven on older units.

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