Mineral Fibers

Known as: Fibers, Mineral, Mineral Fibers [Chemical/Ingredient], Mineral Fiber 
Long, pliable, cohesive natural or manufactured filaments of various lengths. They form the structure of some minerals. The medical significance lies… (More)
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2008
Review
2008
OPINION STATEMENT The incidence of mesothelioma has gone from almost none to the current 2500-3000 cases per year in the USA… (More)
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2007
Review
2007
This article presents information on the nutritional aspects of seaweeds in terms of fiber, mineral content, fats and lipids… (More)
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1997
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1997
Approximately three million workers in the United States are estimated to be exposed to silica, man-made mineral fibers, and… (More)
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1995
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1995
Any foreign body containing iron may be (or become) highly toxic in vivo. If its solubility in water is poor, surface chemistry… (More)
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1990
Review
1990
There is abundant epidemiologic evidence that asbestos fibers can cause lung fibrosis (asbestosis), bronchial cancer, and… (More)
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1989
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1989
Asbestos and other mineral fibers are carcinogenic to humans and animals but differ from many carcinogens in that they do not… (More)
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
The abilities of chrysotile and crocidolite asbestos, glass fibers of differing dimensions, and nonfibrous mineral particulates… (More)
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1983
1983
Total pulmonary nonasbestos mineral content was determined for a series of 20 patients who had no occupational dust exposure. To… (More)
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1983
1983
UICC, other well-defined asbestos samples and different man-made mineral fibers (MMM) such as glass fiber and synthetic amphibole… (More)
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1979
1979
Sediment in human urine examined by transmission electron microscopy contains amphibole fibers which originate from the ingestion… (More)
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