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The Health Effects of Chrysotile Asbestos

The Health Effects of Chrysotile Asbestos book

Special Publication Volume 5

By R.P. Nolan, A.M. Langer, M. Ross, F.J. Wicks, R.F. Martin

This collection of papers summarizes the state of knowledge about chrysotile and amphibole-group asbestos minerals like temolite, riebeckite, and runerite from a historical and modern perspective.

A must to illustrate the complex interface of the earth sciences and health sciences.

Softcover. 312 pages. 2001.

MAC Member Price: $24 CAD/USD

Publication Price $30.00 CAD/USD
ID: SP-5
ISBN: 0-921294-41-7


This text provides an analysis of the known health effects of chrysotile asbestos, including:

  • Analysis of historical and modern controlled exposures
  • Incidence of cancer
  • Epidemiology
  • Mineralogy
  • Statistical assessment of risks


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