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Call for an International Ban on Asbestos

Ramazzini, Collegium

Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine: October 1999 - Volume 41 - Issue 10 - p 830-832

To eliminate the burden of disease and death that is caused worldwide by exposure to asbestos, the Collegium Ramazzini calls for an immediate ban on all mining and use of asbestos. To be effective, the ban must be international in scope and must be enforced in every country in the world.

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