chrysotile chrysotile

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  • (n) a grey or green fibrous mineral; an important source of commercial asbestos

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  1. "Mr. Paradis' history of supporting 'safe use' of chrysotile asbestos is very worrying," said Green Party leader Elizabeth May. "Many Canadians are not aware that asbestos is still legal and in use in Canada, even though 'safe use' of...
    on Jun 25, 2008 By: Elizabeth May Source: Macleans.ca

  2. "Two years ago, they publicly and openly lead the parade to keep chrysotile off the list. This year, they won't say 'boo,' which speaks volumes that they understand that this is not a popular stance back home," Mr. Martin said.
    on Oct 31, 2008 By: Pat Martin Source: Globe and Mail

  3. "Taken in context with the scientific literature to date," said Dr. Bernstein, "these studies provide new robust data that clearly support the difference seen epidemiologically between chrysotile and amphibole asbestos."
    on May 23, 2006 By: David Bernstein Source: Canada NewsWire (press release)

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