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    A Definition for Asbestos

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    The authors present a definition for asbestos, based in part on discussions held during a workshop on this subject.


    health-related silicates, asbestos

    Author Information:

    Ross, M
    Research mineralogist, U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Va.

    Kuntze, RA
    Vice president for research, Ontario Research Foundation, Mississauga, Ontario

    Clifton, RA
    Physical scientist, U.S. Bureau of Mines, Washington, D.C.

    Committee/Subcommittee: E34.08

    DOI: 10.1520/STP39141S