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Chemical Asbestos

Name Asbestos
CAS Type 1 Name Asbestos
CAS Registry Number 1332-21-4
Definition Asbestos. Fibrous incombustible mineral composed of magnesium and calcium silicates with or without other elements. It is relatively inert chemically and used in thermal insulation and fireproofing. Inhalation of dust causes asbestosis and later lung and gastrointestinal neoplasms.
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MeSH® ID D001194
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1. ChemicalsInorganic Chemicals Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Minerals Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Silicates Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Asbestos Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references
2. ChemicalsInorganic Chemicals Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Silicon Compounds Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Silicon Dioxide Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Silicic Acid Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Silicates Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Asbestos Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references

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Asbestos Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references
View node Asbestos, Amphibole Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references
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View node Asbestos, Serpentine Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references