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Asbestos and Disease by Irving J. Selikoff (Auth.)

By Irving J. Selikoff (Auth.)

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I know that many workers had drifted away from the asbestos factory because they believed it was unhealthy . . " In 1928, Seiler published what was claimed to be the first case in which other causes such as tuberculosis were definitely excluded (660). ) A good clinical description was given and, whatever the merits of the claim, this paper apparently engaged official attention (507). Bridge reviewed the situation in 1929 (112), and in 1930, Merewether, then Medical Inspector of Factories, and his colleague, Price, presented a report to Parliament, establishing "the fact that the inhalation of asbestos dust over a period of years results in the development of a serious type of fibrosis of the lungs," and indicating that the remedy would be in dust suppression (508,510).

In applying the Canadian Standards Classification, as explained in Rosato's book (628), 16 oz (453 g) of the material is placed in the top of a system of three successive boxes, each containing a screen, through which it is sieved with the finest material being collected in a pan at the bottom. 5 cm). Agitation is maintained for 2 min. The greater the quantity of material left on the screen, and the higher the screen in the series, the longer the fiber and thus the better the quality (of chrysotile).

Acids such as adipic, benzoic, or sorbic, which have some slight affinity for water, react with the bulk fiber structure instead of chemisorbing as they do on dry fibers. 8 that develops in a suspension as mentioned above. It is slowly soluble under conditions of continuous extraction, even without heat. When boiling water is used, magnesium and orthosilicic acid appear in increasing concentrations over the first few hours. Sea water, as may be expected, brings about decomposition of chrysotile (304).

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