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Air Quality Program

Exemptions to the Asbestos Labeling Requirement

Any manufacturer, wholesaler, or distributor may request an exemption from the labeling requirement in Chapter 70.310 RCW if labeling is technically infeasible or creates an undue economic hardship. Ecology may approve an exemption for up to three years.

Ecology has received these requests for exemptions:

Name of business Approved or denied Status Reason for exemption* Decision date Exemption expiration date
Boise Cascade Building Material Distribution; Boise, ID Approved Exempt from all labeling requirements Creates an undue economic hardship 12/3/13 7/1/14
Zeigler Lumber Company; Spokane Approved Exempt (as distributor and wholesaler) from all labeling requirements Creates an undue economic hardship 11/21/13 12/31/16

* technically infeasible or creates an undue economic hardship

 


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