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June 10, 2021

The anti-asbestos crusaders invent new emergencies...
And the Quebec government falls in the trap!

A few weeks ago, Le Journal de MontrĂ©al, a Montreal daily, informed its bewildered readers that the Quebec government planned to check all of Quebec’s drinking water pipes to verify, firstly, how many of them were made of fibrocement and then, to detect the eventual presence of asbestos fibers in the water consumed by its unsuspecting citizens...

 

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

 

 

The chrysotile fibre is encapsulated in a matrix of cement or resin, preventing the release of fibres.
 
More than 90% of chrysotile is used in the construction of buildings in fiber cement and in the making of construction materials.
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