STP Published: 1984

Definitions for Asbestos and Other Health-Related Silicates

Editor(s): B. Levadie

STP 834 addresses the need for clarification of terminology used to refer to groups of minerals; namely asbestos, silica, and talc. The specific minerals in each group are defined, along with their impact on human health. This volume includes a comprehensive glossary for health related silicates defining 46 terms. STP 834 serves as a practical handbook for the scientific community, regulatory agencies, medical and legal professionals, industry management, the media, and the general public.
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Developed by Committee: E34
Pages: 212
DOI: 10.1520/STP834-EB
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5590-9
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-0209-5