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Scientific Review of Ceramic Fibers (Respirable Size)

Status: Listed in the Report on Carcinogens (RoC)

Primary Uses or Exposures: Ceramic fibers are used as insulation materials, because of their ability to withstand high temperatures, and are used primarily for lining furnaces and kilns. They have consumer applications in the automotive industry, commercial and domestic appliances, commercial fire protection, and hobby furnaces.

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