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Report on the Expert Panel on Health Effects of Asbestos and Synthetic Vitreous Fibers: The Influence of Fiber Length

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Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Division of Health Assessment and Consultation
Atlanta, GA

Prepared by:

Eastern Research Group, Inc.
110 Hartwell Avenue
Lexington , MA 02421

March 17, 2003

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List of Abbreviations

Executive Summary

1.0 Introduction

2.0 Comments on Topic 1: Physiological Fate of Asbestos and SVF Fibers Less Than 5 Micrometers in Length

3.0 Comments on Topic 2: Health Effects of Asbestos and SVF Less Than 5 Micrometers in Length

4.0 Conclusions and Recommendations

5.0 References

Appendix A: List of Expert Panelists

Appendix B: Premeeting Comments, Alphabetized by Author (includes bios of panelists and the charge to the reviewers)

Appendix C: List of Registered Observers of the Expert Panel Meeting

Appendix D: Agenda for the Expert Panel Meeting

Appendix E: Panelists’ Comments Submitted After the Meeting


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