crocidolite


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crocidolite

/cro·cid·o·lite/ (kro-sid´o-līt) an amphibole type of asbestos that causes asbestosis as well as mesotheliomas and other cancers.
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Mortality in miners and millers of crocidolite in Western Australia.
Direct comparisons between fiber levels determined by optical and transmission electron microscopic techniques have shown approximately a 10-fold greater amount for amosite and a 40- to 200-fold greater amount for crocidolite with the latter.
Crocidolite induced primarily clastogenic micronuclei, whereas Libby amphibole induced both clastogenic and aneugenic micronuclei.
When I wrote the draft for the first IARC Monograph on asbestos in 1976, which the expert committee accepted and published in 1977 as IARC Monograph Volume 14, a similar conclusion was stated: "Many pleural and peritoneal mesotheliomas have been observed after occupational exposure to crocidolite, amosite and chrysotile.
In 1995, the government prohibited the use of crocidolite and amosite, and in 2004 chrysotile in new buildings also was banned.
As far as we can infer from its raw materials and products, airborne emissions from the AC plant included both chrysotile and crocidolite fibers, and the same should apply to wastewaters and waste materials.
Iron Mobilization from crocidolite asbestos greatly enhances crocidolite-dependent formation of DNA single strand breaks in [phi]X174 RFI DNA.
Induction of ferritin synthesis in human lung epithelial cells treated with crocidolite asbestos.
These imports decreased from 1997 when some forms of asbestos, such as crocidolite and amosite, were prohibited (Park, Choi, Ryu, Park, & Paik, 2008).
Ingestion of chrysotile or crocidolite in rats induced aberrant crypt foci, considered to be a premalignant step of colon cancer (Corpet et al.
Brake dusts obtained from brakes containing chrysotile asbestos (brakes still worldwide in use) were compared to the amphibole, crocidolite asbestos (raw material).
Risk of mesothelioma from exposure to crocidolite asbestos: A 1995 update of a South African mortality study.