TITLE

Asbestos off watch list

AUTHOR(S)
Cozier, Muriel
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;10/23/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 40, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the world's government officials have been unable to decide whether chrysotile asbestos should be added to a list of hazardous substances. The United Nations Environment Programme, which convened the meeting, said that the lack of a decision to list chrysotile raised concerns for many developing countries that needed to protect their citizens from the well-known risks of the material.
ACCESSION #
22975325

 

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