(Vietnamnet.vn) – Replacing chrysotile in roof sheet production due to its impact on human health or using it under control are remaining a never – ending debate.
(Vietnamplus.vn) – In many nations across the world, chrysotile is used widely in many industries such as construction, textiles, automation, aviation, space and military.
VOV.VN – For many years, studies conducted in Vietnam have not identified any cases of asbestos-related mesothelioma.
VOV.VN – The ban on chrysotile will violate the Free Trade Agreement signed by Vietnam.
International Trade Union movement for chrysotile will continue the struggle for the future of chrysotile
The meetings of the conferences of the parties of Basel, Rotterdam, and Stockholm conventions regulating the transportation and disposal of hazardous waste, the trade of hazardous chemical substances and pesticides, and the use of persistent organic pollutants are carried out in Geneva (Switzerland) in the period April 24 — May 5.
(Vietnamnet.vn) – completely replacing or using chrysotile under control remains a difficult problem for scientists, economists and authorities.
(Vietnamnet) - Although sharing the same commercial term as asbestos, chrysotile differs from amphibole in terms of physical and chemical properties.
(Vietnamnet.vn) - In May 2017, the Ministry of Health proposed a draft called "The National Programme to eliminate Asbestos-Related Diseases." If the bill is passed, a series of Chrysotile business will have to confront the risk of closure and heavy losses. Moreover, the ban will put thousand of workers at the risk of losing their...
(Dai bieu Nhan dan) – The majority of Deputies of the National Assembly, experts and specialists participating the Think-tank “The use of chrysotile in Vietnam – Some scientific and practical issues” held yesterday in Hanoi agreed that it is crucial to conduct more comprehensive researches on the impact of chrysotile on human health and build...
Report urges asbestos trust transparency in Illinois; "Disconnect" between asbestos trusts and asbestos litigation leads to "double dipping"
(Madison- St.Clair Record) - A lack of transparency between the asbestos bankruptcy trust system and the courts can lead to inflated recoveries for claimants and their lawyers, a problem that’s not only unfair to solvent companies but to future claimants as well, according to a report released today by the Illinois Civil Justice League (ICJL).
(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.
(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.
Dân Trí – Currently, there are numerous amount of chrysotile containing products imported and used widely in Vietnam. If the ban is only applied to AC roof sheet production, it would eradicate an industry entirely, while importing similar products from abroad. However, is it possible to apply the ban in all chrysotile-containing products?
To promote information and knowledge exchange among experts and authorities, Dai bieu Nhan Dan Newspaper has organised a think-tank to share information and collect opinions on the use of chrysotile in Vietnam and worldwide.
HIGHLIGHTS: — Manufacturers of products that contained chrysotile asbestos won a major victory in Crane Co. v. DeLisle in September, when Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal reversed a verdict entered against a gasket manufacturer on grounds that the trial court had abused its discretion by admitting an expert’s testimony.