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Books, Monographs

Asbestiform Fibers: Nonoccupational Health Risks. Committee on Nonoccupational Health Risks of Asbestiform Fibers, Board on Toxicology and Environmental Health Hazards, National Research Council. Washington DC: National Academy Press, 1984. ISBN 0309034469

Biomarkers: Medical and Workplace Applications. Mortimer L. Mendelsohn, Lawrence C. Mohr, and John P. Peeters, Eds. Washington DC: Joseph Henry Press, 1998. ISBN 0309064228

Educational Resources

University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center

Governmental Resources

Agency for the Toxic Substances and Disease Registry's Toxicological Profile for Asbestos (2001)

Consumer Product Safety Commission's Warning About Asbestos in Consumer Products: Safety Alert

Environmental Protection Agency's Asbestos Index

EPA's United Air Toxics Website: Asbestos

International Chemical Safety Cards

International Program for Chemical Protection's Reduction of Asbestos in the Environment

Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) - Asbestos Single Source Page

National Cancer Institute (NCI) - Asbestos Exposure: Questions and Answers

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

United States Geological Survey (USGS)

United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)

Other Resources

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Mesothelioma Information and Resource Group (

National Institute of Building Sciences' Asbestos Control Publications (Abstracts and ordering info)

Surviving Mesothelioma: A Patient's Guide

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