I found some type of loose-fill insulation stuffed behind standard fiberglass insulation while cleaning up my basement. The home was built in 1947 and I'm not sure if what I found is Asbestos (see image below).

If it is Asbestos what the heck should I do, leave it alone? cover it? put a mask on and get rid of it myself? I'm not the owner of the house and am just renting.

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Nope. Looks like cellulose. Of course, I'm looking from the other side of the internet and you shouldn't bank your health on my guess.


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    Yes it does, No it does not, Maybe it does. Which ever answer is correct having a bunch folks on the internet tell if it does or does not look like asbestos is of no value to you. If you need a definitive answer You must have it tested. – Alaska Man Feb 26 '19 at 20:56

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