How dangerous is 3% asbestos in vinyl flooring?

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The best way to remove this type flooring is with an electric iron (the type that you use to iron your clothes) to heat the tiles which will liquify the old rubber based glue -- then lift them with a spatula. This avoids breakage and aerosolizing the asbestos fibers. Will ruin your iron, though.
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Thanks for all your answers. As I said, the contractor already began removal of the vinyl floor when i arrived there. It was so old that it could not be taken out in chunks, it was chipped away in small 2"x2" pieces. Afterward, he vacuumed the debris! What an idiot!! All that does is spread the asbestos fibers even more because the fibers go right thru the bag! Now i have to damp mop the entire place in order to remove and possible asbestos. Remember it is only 3% asbestos from a vinyl floor so it cant be that harmful.
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