The Chrysoltile Contraversy


To banish or not to banish?

Still today and this, in spite of the studies proving that it can be without danger when used in a safely manner, people preach the banishment of chrysotile. They say, to who wants to hear it, that chrysotile kills thousands of people. They however forget to tell the small history behind their headline, that is to say the story where it is explained that chrysotile was often mixed with amphiboles – large fibres responsible for cancer and mesothelioma – or was used, in the past, in a negligent way leaving the workers in clouds of dust.

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