Vermiculite Attic Insulation Test Kit

Test for Asbestos in Vermiculite!

Testing Vermiculite in Attic Insulation for Asbestos is Simple and Affordable*

This Vermiculite Test Kit is designed to test your Vermiculite Attic Insulation for Asbestos! The only way to know for sure if vermiculite insulation in your home contains asbestos is to have it tested. If asbestos is found, then the proper procedures can be implemented to keep you and your family safe from exposure.
*New York State DOH ELAP requires that all loose fill vermiculite, including Vermiculite Attic Insulation (VAI) be designated and treated as Asbestos Containing Material (ACM). EMSL does not accept vermiculite attic insulation samples from New York state for testing. Please contact NYS ELAP for guidance at 518-485-5570 or

Test for Asbestos in Vermiculite Insulation Ensure your attic insulation is safe and free from asbestos contamination.

Why Test for Asbestos in Vermiculite Insulation?
Vermiculite insulation, commonly used in attics, can contain asbestos fibers. Exposure to asbestos from vermiculite can lead to serious health issues, including lung cancer and mesothelioma.

How to Test for Asbestos in Vermiculite Insulation
Enclosed you will find easy-to-follow instructions on how to collect vermiculite samples for asbestos testing. EMSL Analytical provides reliable analysis to detect asbestos in vermiculite insulation.

When to Test for Asbestos in Vermiculite Insulation

  • Before renovating or disturbing attic insulation
  • If your home was built before 1990
  • When purchasing an older home
  • Regularly, to ensure ongoing safety

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*Lab Fees Required for Testing