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 Review of the differences between chrysotile and amphibole asbestos
David M. Bernstein, Ph.D.
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 Safety in the Use of Chrysotile - Requirements and Achievements
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 Asbestos: The cause of 100,000 Deaths...yearly? MYTH OR REALITY?
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 The Basics of Chrysotile Asbestos Dust Control
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 Undeniable facts about chrysotile
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Occupational exposure to relatively pure chrysotile within permissible levels was not associated with a significant increase in lung cancer or with mesothelioma. Decreased overall mortality of workers indicates a healthy worker effect, which – together with the relatively small cohort size – could have prevented small risks to e detected.
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 Today's chrysotile world 2008
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 Is Abestos Killing 100,000 People Each Year?
A careful examination of studies shows that this statement is grossly misleading and represents only selective parts of the scientific info.
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 Asbestos Fibre Types and Health Risks
Are Perceptions Related to FACTS?
This document is a rapid overview of the recent scientific studies that support a controlled approach for the use of chrysotile and puts in perspective the pitfalls of over regulation.
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 The Asbestos saga
Why so much emotion?
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 IBE - Opinion Paper
Asbestos on the carcinogenic substances list
Scientists re-establish facts

 The health effects of chrysotile: Current perspective based upon recent data
David M. Bernstein, John A. Hoskins

 Chrysotile as a Cause of Mesothelioma: An Assessment Based on Epidemiology
Charles M. Yarborough, Exponent, Inc., New York, New York, USA

 The Toxicological Response of Brazilian Chrysotile Asbestos: A Multidose Subchronic 90-Day Inhalation Toxicology Study with 92-Day Recovery to Assess Cellular and Pathological Response
By: David M. Bernstein, Rick Rogers, Paul Smith, Jörg Chevalier

 Inhalation Toxicology, Second Edition
By: David M. Bernstein

 An Exposure Study of Bystanders and Workers During the Installation and Removal of Asbestos Gaskets and Packing
by: Carl Mangold, Katherine Clark, Amy Madl and Dennis Paustenbach

 CASITILE, THE NEW ASBESTOS: Time to clear the air and save £20 billion
By: Professor John Bridle and Sophie Stone MSc BSc (Hons)

 Understanding Chrysotile Asbestos: A New perspective Based upon Current Data
By: David M. Bernstein

 The toxicological response of Brazilian chrysotile asbestos : A multi-dose sub-chronic 90-day inhalation toxicology study with 92 day recovery to assess cellular and pathological response.
By: David M. Bernstein

 Occupational Environmental Medicine

 The Asbestos Dilemma: I. Assessment of risk

 The Asbestos Dilemma: II. The ban

 Alarm rising in Denmark over plastic piping
Environment Daily 1395, 28/02/03

 Special Report: Asbestos-Cement Pipe
Chrysotile Asbestos-Cement (a/c) pipe has been used in water distribution systems around the world for more than 70 years. More than 2.5 million kilometres of a/c pipe are in use world wide. As this Special Report demonstrates, a/c pipe is cost effective, energy efficient, durable and safe.

 Understanding Mesothelioma
This Special Report takes a look at some of the key studies conducted over the last 30 years and reviews the evidence relating to the nature of mesothelioma risks, their association with exposure to the different asbestos fibres, as well as findings that a significant percentage of cases appear to be unrelated to asbestos exposure.

 Special Report : Among The Least Hazardous Industrial Fibres