Chapter 17. Regulation of Industrial Talc

  1. William Smothers
  1. Konrad C. Rieger

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470291108.ch17

A Collection of Papers Presented at the 1980 Fall Meeting and 83rd Annual Meeting of the Materials & Equipment and Whitewares Divisions The American Ceramic Society: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 2, No. 9/10

A Collection of Papers Presented at the 1980 Fall Meeting and 83rd Annual Meeting of the Materials & Equipment and Whitewares Divisions The American Ceramic Society: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 2, No. 9/10

How to Cite

Rieger, K. C. (2008) Regulation of Industrial Talc, in A Collection of Papers Presented at the 1980 Fall Meeting and 83rd Annual Meeting of the Materials & Equipment and Whitewares Divisions The American Ceramic Society: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 2, No. 9/10 (ed W. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470291108.ch17

Author Information

  1. R. T. Vanderbilt Co., Inc. 30 Winfield St., Norwalk, Conn. 06855

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1981

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470373910

Online ISBN: 9780470291108

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Keywords:

  • exposure;
  • opportunity;
  • assumptions;
  • scientific;
  • anthophyllite

Summary

The regulatory agencies have continued to influence the use of the New York State talc by means of unsubstantiated allegations to the media. Animal studies and epidemiology, however, refute the conclusions of the NIOSH report and show the similarity between all talcs Investigated.