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Due to its many desirable qualities, asbestos was used extensively in building, shipping, automotive, and various other products used extensively on the job and in the homes of millions of Americans. Products containing asbestos can be found in numerous occupational workplaces, homes, schools, and other buildings. A wide array of construction, fireproofing and heat-resistant, automotive, and even some household products contain asbestos. Below is only a partial list of the thousands of products in which asbestos has been used.