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24/11/2011
Newsletter from the Chrysotile Institute

For safe and responsible use of chrysotile.
Volume 10, Number 1, November 2011.
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28/04/2011
Newsletter from the Chrysotile Institute

For safe and responsible use of chrysotile.
Volume 9, Number 2, November 2010.
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17/02/2011
Historic decision from India's Supreme Court

In a very important decision rendered on January 21, the Supreme Court of India
refused to grant the petition to ban asbestos that was filed by an NGO connected
to the anti-asbestos movement. Rather, the Court ordered the national and state
governments to better regulate the use of asbestos.
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» RISK at low exposure to chrysotile

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Volume 10, Number 1, November 2011
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Editorial 1-4
No Response from the WHO 5-10
A review of the WHO's document on the Adverse Health effects of exposure to Asbestos and who's recommendations on the prevention of Asbestos-related diseases 11-15
New perspective on the Rotterdam convention 15
Rotterdam convention trade union statement 16-17
Expertise and testimony in American counrts 18-19
More and more American counrts are rejecting the "Any fibre" theory in cases involving asbestos 20
Regarding Chrysotile and Mesothelioma: No link demonstrated 20
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