Roadmap to cease the use of chrysotile – Many unresolved issues

Roadmap to cease the use of chrysotile – Many unresolved issues

(Vietnamplus) - Hanoi (VNA) - Whether to stop or allow the use of chrysotile has once again become a hot topic with many debates among Government agencies and experts in the hearing session held by the National Assembly Committee on Science, Technology and Environment on 03 November 2018. The decades-long controversy as well as the...

Chrysotile and some concerns

Chrysotile and some concerns
(Tienphong) – Due to the controversy over the use of chrysotile in Vietnam, the Committee on Science, Technology and Environment has sent a delegation to Russia to researching on the mining and use of chrysotile in this country.

The safety in using chrysotile containing products.

The safety in using chrysotile containing products.
(Vietnamplus) - Chrysotile has triggered an never-ending debate on its impact on human health; however, does it pose any risks when using as an input material in other products?

Chrysotile – a difficult problem

Chrysotile – a difficult problem
(Vietnamnet.vn) – completely replacing or using chrysotile under control remains a difficult problem for scientists, economists and authorities.

Chrysotile vs amphibole

Chrysotile vs amphibole
(Vietnamnet) - Although sharing the same commercial term as asbestos, chrysotile differs from amphibole in terms of physical and chemical properties.

Chrysotile in drinking water

Chrysotile in drinking water
(dantri.com.vn) - Chrysotile are widely used in Vietnam, especially in AC roof sheets. It is a highly durable material with reasonable price. Many households are still using AC roof sheets to store rainfall for daily activities. The question is: Does it bring any risks to human health?

Is the AC roof sheet substitute technology feasible?

Is the AC roof sheet substitute technology feasible?
(Vietnamplus.vn) - The proposed ban on chrysotile due to health concern has opened an endless debate in Government and public, especially when there are no substitute materials sharing similar characteristics to chrysotile with a reason price.

More research for suitable replacing Chrysotile roadmap

More research for suitable replacing Chrysotile roadmap
(Đại biểu nhân dân) At the Discussion called “Chrysotile utilization in Vietnam – Scientific and Practical Problems” held in June 2017 in Hanoi, most of the delegator, experts and scientists affirmed that it is necessary to have more research on the toxicity of Chrysotile and an appropriate roadmap for technology transfer.
5,000 AC roof sheets for post disaster recovery

5,000 AC roof sheets for post disaster recovery

(Vietnamnet) – The Vietnam National Roof Sheet Association (VNRA) and the member company Quang Phuc JSC have donated 5,000 roof sheets to households affected by the typhoon No.12 in Khanh Vinh district, Khanh Hoa province.