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February 2017
INDIA: THE NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION DISMISSES AN ANTI-ASBESTOS CRUSADER

In a recent decision, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of India has rejected an anti-asbestos crusader's complaint and refused to recommend a ban of chrysotile or chrysotile-containing products.

Science News

December 2016
Association Between Laryngeal Cancer and Asbestos Exposure : A Systematic Review

Question : Is there a link exists between laryngeal cancer and asbestos exposure. In this publication, the authors update the most recent literature since 2000.

The chrysotile fibre is encapsulated in a matrix of cement or resin, preventing the release of fibres.

THE CHRYSOTILE INDUSTRY CREATED A RESPONSIBLE-USE PROGRAM THAT IS BASED ON THE CONTROLLED-USE APPROACH TO REGULATING CHRYSOTILE




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