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Hazard Name: Asbestos
HAZARD: Asbestos CHEMICAL FORMULA:  
EXPOSURE STANDARD: 0.1FIBRE/Ml PHYSICAL FORM: Fibres Of Various Sizes Colors And Forms
SYNONYMS: Arsenic Anhydride RELATIVE DENSITY:  
EXPOSURE: Inhalation
IP(eV):    C.F:    LEL%:   

USES/SOURCES: THERMAL AND ELECTRICAL INSULATION, FIRE PROOFING AND CEMENT PRODUCTS
TOXICOLOGY: ASBESTOS CAUSES CHRONIC LUNG DISEASE (ASBESTOSIS), INFLAMMATION OF THE PLEURA, MESOTHELIOMA AND CANCERS OF THE LUNG.