Man-made mineral (vitreous) fibres: evaluations of cancer hazards by the IARC Monographs Programme.

@article{Baan2004ManmadeM,
  title={Man-made mineral (vitreous) fibres: evaluations of cancer hazards by the IARC Monographs Programme.},
  author={Robert A. Baan and Yann Grosse},
  journal={Mutation research},
  year={2004},
  volume={553 1-2},
  pages={43-58}
}
Man-made vitreous (glass-like) fibres are non-crystalline, fibrous inorganic substances (silicates) made primarily from rock, slag, glass or other processed minerals. These materials, also called man-made mineral fibres, include glass fibres (used in glass wool and continuous glass filament), rock or stone wool, slag wool and refractory ceramic fibres. They are widely used for thermal and acoustical insulation and to a lesser extent for other purposes. These products are potentially hazardous… CONTINUE READING