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asbestiform

 [as-bes´tĭ-form]
resembling asbestos.

asbestiform

(az″bes′tĭ-form″) [ asbestos + -form]
Having a structure similar to that of asbestos.
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By a vote of 7 to 3, the board voted against the listing of tale without asbestiform fibers (cosmetic grade), according to the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association.
The essence of the company's case against regulation, and that of its industry allies, lies in the same semantic argument adopted by the Consumer Product Safety Commission regarding play sand: respirable AT&A fibers can come from two types of minerals, asbestiform and non-asbestiform.
For regulatory purposes they are defined as the asbestiform varieties of chrysotile (serpentine), crocidolite (riebeckite), Amosite (cummingtonite-grunerite), anthophyllite, tremolite and actinolite.
6]Committee on Nonoccupational Health Risks of Asbestiform Fibers, National Research Council: Asbestiform Fibers: Nonoccupational Health Risks.
Not only did the extensive study validate the legal and economic viability of the talc reserves, just as important, the consistency of brightness, and according to all Federal laws and rules we have no asbestiform materials present.
2] absorption in pipes filled with "ascarite," an asbestiform material saturated with NaOH.
1974), "Analysis of the Amphibole Asbestiform Fibers in Municipal Water Supplies," Environ.
Marketed under the trade name of Stellar Talc, these products are said to offer a high level of optical brightness and color and are certified as being free of asbestiform minerals.
Perineal use of talc, which may in some formulations contain asbestiform or talc mineral fibers, has also been associated with ovarian cancer in a number of studies (Baan et al.
The gangue minerals in the veins are quartz, various carbonates, asbestiform and talcose silicates, and much more rarely pyrophyllite and the finely acicular borate szaibelyite.
Effects of asbestiform antigorite on human alveolar epithelial A549 cells: a morphological and immunohistochemical study.
An erionite-series mineral intimately intergrown with levyne forms lustrous white to gray, silky, asbestiform, radial crystal aggregates to 0.