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August 28, 2020

Chrysotile and post-COVID: helping the most vulnerable

In its September 2020 edition, the prestigious British medical scientific publication The Lancet, on the occasion of this year’s World Water Week (August 24-28) conference, draws its spotlights on the urgent need for a serious and responsible intervention in order to help emerging countries build sanitary and drinking water infrastructure...

 

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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