Friable asbestos

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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.);

Resources and Citations

  • 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

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