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Influence of Fiber Type, Size, and Number in Human ***Disease ...

Conclusions: Fibers in the General Population • Everyone in the population carries a numerically large burden of asbestos fibers • This is mostly chrysotile and tremolite, although small amounts of amosite and sometimes crocidolite are found • Different fiber size counting approaches changes the ...

Asbestos health surveillance guidelines - Designated Doctor ...

London, 2002. 11 de Klerk N, Musk W, Williams V, Filion P, Whitaker D, Shilkin K. Comparison of measures of exposure to asbestos in former crocidolite workers from Wittenoom Gorge, WA.

REVIEW OF THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN CHRYSOTILE AND AMPHIBOLE ...

The importance of durability in differentiating asbestos fiber toxicity between the serpentine mineral fiber chrysotile and the amphibole mineral fibers such as amosite and crocidolite has been addressed more recently (Bernstein & Hoskins, 2006).

Asbestos Fibers and Other Elongate Mineral Particles: State ...

Since the promulgation of these standards, which apply to occupational exposures to the six commercially used asbestos minerals—the serpentine mineral chrysotile, and the amphibole minerals cummingtonite-grunerite asbestos (amosite), riebeckite asbestos (crocidolite), actinolite ...

MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET PACKET

A unit of SRM 1866b consists of a set of three bottles: one bottle containing chrysotile, one bottle containing asbestiform grunerite (amosite), and one bottle containing asbestiform riebeckite (crocidolite).

DOD Hazardous Materials Information System DoD 6050.5-L AS OF ...

038042 DOD Hazardous Materials Information System DoD 6050.5-L AS OF July 1998 FSC: 5330 NIIN: 00F047843 Manufacturer's CAGE: 3A730 Part No. Indicator: A Part Number/Trade Name: CROCIDOLITE ASBESTOS ...

FUNDAMENTAL AND APPLIED TOXICOLOGY 38, 173-183 (1997) ARTICLE ...

FUNDAMENTAL AND APPLIED TOXICOLOGY 38, 173-183 (1997) ARTICLE NO. FA972344 Mesothelial Cell Proliferation and Biopersistence of Wollastonite and Crocidolite Asbestos Fibers

Asbestos Factsheet Revised 9/2/99

1 A TOSC Fact Sheet (1997) What is asbestos? Asbestos is the name applied to a group of six different minerals (amosite, chrysotile, tremolite, actinolite, anthophyllite, and crocidolite) that occur naturally in the environment.

DOE-HDBK-1169-2003; DOE Handbook Nuclear Air Cleaning Handbook

The paper produced for the U.S. Army also contained Bolivian crocidolite and was first designated H-64, but later renamed CWS Type 6. It was formulated from northern spruce sulfite and sulfate pulp (approximately 76 percent), cotton waste (approximately 15 percent), and Bolivian Blue crocidolite ...

What is asbestos?

Asbestos includes chrysotile, amosite, crocidolite, tremolite asbestos, anthophyllite asbestos, actinolite asbestos, and any of these materials that have been chemically treated and/or altered.