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Nomination Summary for Libby amphibole, related atypical asbestos & mineral fibers (N20702)

Libby amphibole, related atypical asbestos & mineral fibers

Specific Substances: Libby Amphibole 2007

Nomination Date: 12/11/2006

Nominator: EPA

Rationale: Limited data available on the adverse health effects of libby amphibole & other mineral fibers that may be present in commercial products such as insulation used in home construction, deposits mined for ores or used to produce gravel and fill.

NTP Principles: 1, 2, 6, 7

Status: Selected


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CASRN: LA2007

Agent Name: Libby Amphibole 2007

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