Asbestos off watch list

Cozier, Muriel
October 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;10/23/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 40, p37
Trade Publication
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.


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