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By National Research Council, Division on Earth and Life Studies, Commission on Life Sciences, Board on Toxicology and Environmental Health Hazards, Committee on Nonoccupational Health Risks of Asbestiform Fibers

Greater than 30 million a whole lot asbestos utilized in the us because 1900 is current as insulation in workplaces and colleges, as vinyl-asbestos floor in houses, and in different universal items. This quantity offers an assessment of the relation of those fibers to precise ailments and the level of non-occupational dangers linked to them.

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Page breaks are true to the original; line lengths, word breaks, heading styles, and other typesetting-specific formatting, however, cannot be retained, and some typographic errors may have been accidentally inserted. Please use the print version of this publication as the authoritative version for attribution. INTRODUCTION 19 properties of asbestiform fibers may lead to different degrees of health risk from apparently similar exposure. The effects of exposure to the fibers may also be modified by other factors, such as smoking.

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