Wet the sampling area thoroughly before sampling to reduce potential fiber release.

  1. Popcorn Ceilings
    Scrape off approximately a teaspoon of material into a Ziploc bag.
  2. Vinyl Flooring/ insulation/ roofing/ siding/ other material
    Use a sharp tool to cut approximately 1 sq. inch piece through all layers of the material and put into a Ziploc bag.

Note: U.S. postal regulations require that asbestos sample containers must be at least 1/4″ high. Use a bubble wrap envelope or wrap the specimen in newspaper before mailing.