Hazardous material


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hazardous material

[′haz·ərd·əs mə′tir·ē·əl]
(materials)
A poison, corrosive agent, flammable substance, explosive, radioactive chemical, or any other material which can endanger human health or well-being if handled improperly.

Hazardous material

Any material used in building construction that can be harmful to the construction workers or future occupants of the building; such as asbestos.
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