There should be more thorough studies on other substitute products

There should be more thorough studies on other substitute products

(People’s Deputies Online Newspaper) In the afternoon of October 10, under the chairing of Deputy Minister - Mr. Bui The Duy, the Ministry of Science and Technology held a regular press conference for the third quarter with important contents, including the assessment of whether or not there are the harmful effects of chrysotile in roof...

The need of honest, public researches to prove whether or not there is danger caused by chrysotile

The need of honest, public researches to prove whether or not there is danger caused by chrysotile
Construction Newspaper - It is the direction of the Chairwoman of the National Assembly - Ms. Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan to answer the petition of the Vietnam National Roofing Association (VNRA) last August. Accordingly, the Committee on Science, Technology and Environment – the National Assembly issued Official Letter No. 1441 recommending relevant Ministries and agencies...

The Russian-Vietnamese scientific and practical conference held by The Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation

The Russian-Vietnamese scientific and practical conference held by The Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation
On June 24th 2019 in Moscow, the Russian-Vietnamese scientific and practical conference “Safe Chrysotile Use” was organized at the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation. The event was chaired by Mr.Georgy Kalamanov - Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, and Mr.Nguyen Van Sinh - Deputy Minister of Construction...

Rotterdam Convention 2019 - The 9th Conference of Parties in Geneva, Switzerland

Rotterdam Convention 2019 - The 9th Conference of Parties in Geneva, Switzerland
From April 29th– May 10th2019, the Convention of the Parties (COPs) was held in Geneva, Switzerland in order to discuss on the three International Convention: Basel Convention, Stockholm Convention and Rotterdam Convention (RC). In this 9th COPs, the Rotterdam Convention discussed on 3 main subjects: (1) The proposal of adding a new Annex VII; (2)...

No ban of asbestos cement products in the US

No ban of asbestos cement products in the US
EPA has just published a final rule that will become effective in 60 days or about June 17, 2019. This final rule states that NO ban of asbestos cement pipes and sheets will be pursued in the USA by EPA. 

Widely used PVC plastic chemical spurs obesity, prediabetes: Study

Widely used PVC plastic chemical spurs obesity, prediabetes: Study
[Environmental Health News] Mice exposed in the womb to a chemical used in PVC plastic, door and window frames, blinds, water pipes, and medical devices were more likely to suffer from prediabetes and obesity, according to a study released this week.
The asbestos bonanza

The asbestos bonanza

Trial lawyers and Democrats team up share big bucks Mesothelioma. For most of us, the name of this asbestos-caused lung cancer is synonymous with bad late-night TV commercials imploring those afflicted to sue for contracting the disease. And with good cause. For roughly 3,000 Americans each year, it is a death sentence. Sadly, mesothelioma’s victims...

Eurasian Economic Commission Supports Chrysotile Asbestos

Eurasian Economic Commission Supports Chrysotile Asbestos
International Alliance of Trade Union Organizations «Chrysotile» supports the decision of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC), the regulatory body of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), to recommend that member countries (EEU unites Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Russia) develop a unified position on international trade and the use of chrysotile asbestos. The...

Getting ready to deconfine the economy: Study confirms low risks in demolition of buildings containing asbestos

Getting ready to deconfine the economy: Study confirms low risks in demolition of buildings containing asbestos
In March 2020, Science of Total Environment published an important study on asbestos emissions associated with the demolition of abandoned buildings. Demolition of old residential dwellings that can create potential risks associated with the presence of asbestos is often a key component of urban revitalization. It was therefore crucial to measure the importance of potential...

Why did meat become carcinogenic?

Why did meat become carcinogenic?
According to a report published today by the British newspaper «The Daily Mail», the World Health Organization (WHO) listed bacon, burgers, sausages and other meat products among potentially cancer-causing substances. Raw meat is also likely to be included in the «encyclopedia of carcinogens». According to the expert opinion, it is only «slightly less dangerous than...

President Trump Expected to Support the Asbestos Fact Act

President Trump Expected to Support the Asbestos Fact Act
According to an article, President Donald Trump will likely support the Asbestos FACT Act. The bill, which was introduced by U. S. Rep. Blake Farenthold (R. Texas) in February of 2017, was approved by a House Judiciary Committee as the Fairness in Class Action Legislation and Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act of 2017. It repeatedly...