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amiante friable (Fr.); asbestos friáveis (Port.);
 
amiante friable (Fr.); asbestos friáveis (Port.);
  
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== Sources Checked for Data in Record ==
  
 
* ''Dictionary of Building Preservation'', Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
 
* ''Dictionary of Building Preservation'', Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996

Latest revision as of 21:49, 30 April 2016

Description

A dangerous form of asbestos in which fibers are brittle and poorly bound. Friable asbestos products may produce dust that can cause respiratory disease. The threshold limit for asbestos is 5 million particles per cubic foot.

Synonyms and Related Terms

amiante friable (Fr.); asbestos friáveis (Port.);

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
  • Van Nostrand's Scientific Encyclopedia, Douglas M. Considine (ed.), Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1976