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Fine, friable glass fibers are potential carcinogens.
 
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* ''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

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Description

Fine spun glass fibers sold commercially as a white fluffy mass or a loose blanket. The fibers are approximately one-thousandths of an inch in diameter (1 mil). Glass wool is used for filtration, insulation and as a decorative media.

Synonyms and Related Terms

laine de verre (Fr.); glaswol (Ned.); lã de vidro (Port.)

Hazards and Safety

Fine, friable glass fibers are potential carcinogens.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996

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