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Asbestos Hazard

November 1, 2008

Asbestos Hazard

Asbestos Hazard

[cc 2.0] In October, Canada successfully opposed the addition of chrysotile asbestos to a global dangerous-substance register at a conference in Rome, Italy. The substance is a known carcinogen.

by Matthew Niemi

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