Where is Asbestos Found?

Asbestos may be found in many different products and many different places. Examples of products that might contain asbestos are:

At OSU, asbestos is most likely to be found in:

pipe label Pipe and boiler insulation that contains asbestos will be labeled with identifying stickers and placards.


Asbestos-containing floor and ceiling tiles will not be labeled or marked. These tiles cannot be differentiated from other tile by visual means - they must be analyzed by a laboratory test.