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 How much exposure to asbestos is dangerous?

Answer Any amount of exposure to asbestos can be dangerous. While most people who contract respiratory disease and cancer from asbestos have been exposed to high levels over an extended period, those with... Read More »
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What is dangerous asbestos exposure?

Asbestos is a naturally occurring substance (mineral), and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) reports that everyone is exposed to it routinely in very small amounts. However, some people are at ri... Read More »
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What is considered a dangerous level of asbestos exposure?

Several types of naturally occurring asbestos materials (made of tiny fibers) exist, such as chrystolite and amosite, and their use is generally banned because of potential health hazards.Misconcep... Read More »
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How much asbestos exposure will cause mesothelioma?

On One Hand: Asbestos Exposure Can Be LethalAsbestos is a naturally-occurring mineral that can cause mesothelioma when pulverized and breathed into the lungs. According to both the US EPA and the N... Read More »
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Who is at risk of exposure to asbestos?

People who work directly with materials containing asbestos have the greatest risk of asbestos exposure, According to the Agency for Toxic Substance and Disease Registry. Asbestos is made up of fib... Read More »
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