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How long do asbestos fibers remain in the airborne when agitated?

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A few days
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Question: How long do asbestos fibers remain in the airborne when agitated?
Top Answer (36% of 11 votes): Not sure.

Answer: A few days
Explanation: The fibers usually settle to horizontal surfaces within a few days. But they are easily disturbed by wiping, by walking on them, by vacuuming, and by fans.
Quality Environmental
Answer: A few weeks
Explanation: It can stay in the air indefinitely until treated with a surfactant.
National Demolition & Environmental, Inc.
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Not sure, depends or circumstance and venilation I would say. If you have a fan running it could stay airborn for a long time, in the the smallest form.
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