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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Status Assessment of Toxic Chemicals: Asbestos.
Author Archer, S. R. ; Blackwood., T. R. ;
CORP Author Monsanto Research Corp., Dayton, OH.;Industrial Environmental Research Lab.-Cincinnati, OH.
Year Published 1977
Report Number EPA-68-03-2550; EPA-600/2-79-210C;
Stock Number PB80-146327
Additional Subjects Environmental surveys ; Asbestos ; Chemical industry ; Assessments ; Public health ; Pollution control ; Technology ; Regulations ; Electrical equipment ; Flame resistant materials ; Industrial hygiene ; Forecasting ; Manufacturing ; Design ; Process charting ; Economics ; Brake linings ; Cements ; Solid wastes ; Water pollution ; Air pollution ; Physical properties ; Chemical properties ; Sources ; Utilization ; Path of pollutants ; Indoor air pollution
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB80-146327 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/23/1988
Collation 33p
This report outlines the mining, milling, uses, and health effects of asbestos. Its major applications are in asbestos cement products, floor tiles, electrical equipment, brake linings, and flame resistant compositions. Impaired human health from industrial exposure to asbestos is well known. Additional information is needed on the effects of low level asbestos concentrations in air and water. Present control technologies, regulations, and major sources of pollution are reported and areas where information is needed are indicated.