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Main Title Proceedings of the National Workshop on Substitutes for Asbestos, Arlington, Va., July 14-16, 1980 /
Author Levin, Arlene
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Levin, Arlene.
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Pesticides and Toxic Substances.;Consumer Product Safety Commission, Washington, DC.;Interagency Regulatory Liaison Group, Washington, DC.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Pesticides and Toxic Substances,
Year Published 1980
Report Number EPA/560/3-80/001
Stock Number PB81-176778
OCLC Number 48855627
Subjects Asbestos--Congresses. ; Asbestos industry--United States--Congresses.
Additional Subjects Asbestos ; Meetings ; Synthetic fibers ; Glass fibers ; Carbon fibers ; Ceramic fibers ; Fibers ; Industrial hygiene ; Substitutes ; Polyimide resins ; Epidemiology ; Polyethlene fibers ; Polyacrylonitride ; Polyamide resins ; Silica minerals ; Talc ; Polyurethane resins ; Economic analysis ; Exposure ; Toxicology ; Corncobs ; Perlite ; Occupational safety and health ; Environmental health
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NTIS  PB81-176778 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 01/01/1988
Collation 675 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
The purpose of the National Workshop on Substitutes for Asbestos was to obtain more information on the technical and economic feasibility and possible health problems of substitutes for asbestos, for use in considering regulation of asbestos. Some of the topics discussed include: Non-asbestos friction materials; Discussion on friction products; Gaskets and packings; Asbestos in plastics; Discussion on plastics and flooring; Single-ply roofing as a substitute for asbestos roofing felt; Mill applied coatings for underground pipelines; Discussion on pipeline wrap; Discussion on textiles; Asbestos substitutes in roof coatings, sealants, and cements; Substitutes for asbestos-cement sheet; Inhalation, deposition, and clearance of particles; Man-made vitreous fibers and health; Discussion on the translocation and fate of sized man-made mineral fibers; Exposures to mineral wool; Toxicology, aspects ceramic fibers and Aramid fibers; Discussion on wollastonite; Health considerations in the perlite industry; Cross-sectional epidemiologic and industrial hygiene survey of talc workers; and Occupational exposures in the manufacture and application of polyurethane and urea formaldehyde insulation systems.
EPA-560/3-80-001. "Contract no. 68-02-3168, task 17." EPA project officer and co-editor: Hope Pillsbury. "November 1980." PB-81-176778. Includes bibliographical references. Microfiche.