Health risk of chrysotile

This review provides a basis for substantiating both kinetically and pathologically the differences between chrysotile and amphibole asbestos.

Asbestos in drinking water

One of the primary goals of WHO and its member states is that “all people, whatever their stage of development and their social and economic conditions, have the right to have access to an adequate supply of safe drinking water.” A major WHO function to achieve such goals is the responsibility “to propose regulations, and to make recommendations with respect to international health matters ….”

A comparison of the risks from different materials containing asbestos

To provide further background information for the Commission to reach agreement on the risks from work with textured decorative coatings containing abestos (TCs); and to agree that a limit for sporadic and low intensity exposure should be included in the Regulations rather than the ACoP (in accordance with legal advice).