Gallery 8 – Textured and Decorative Coatings
Asbestos Decorative Coatings and Finishes
Decorative/flexible coatings on walls and ceilings.
Asbestos content and type / date last used:
Contains 3%-5% chrysotile (white) asbestos. Chrysotile (white) asbestos was used up to 1984, but non-asbestos versions were available from the mid-1970s.
Ease of fibre release and product names:
Generally asbestos fibres are well-contained in the matrix, but they may be released when old coating is sanded down or scraped off. Artex, Wondertex, Suretex, Newtex, Pebblecoat, Marblecoat.