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#Fridayfact: #Asbestos is a class of silicate mineral fibre  divided in three subclasses: chrysotile, crocidolite and amosite. Asbestos can be found in textiles, cement products, brake linings, filters, flooring, etc.The first publication mentioning asbestos related diseases goes back to 1906 and despite environmental and health issues, asbestos is still in use. Asbestos victim will attend the last days of the BRS Secretariat #detox Conference to urge asbestos listing under Rotterdam…

#Fridayfact: #Asbestos is a class of silicate mineral fibre divided in three subclasses: chrysotile, crocidolite and amosite. Asbestos can be found in textiles, cement products, brake linings, filters, flooring, etc.The first publication mentioning asbestos related diseases goes back to 1906 and despite environmental and health issues, asbestos is still in use. Asbestos victim will attend the last days of the BRS Secretariat #detox Conference to urge asbestos listing under Rotterdam…

Sri Lanka Bans Monsanto Herbicide Citing Deadly Link To Kidney Disease - Banoosh

#detox #1day1chemical Fenthion is an #insecticide used to prevent pest in various cultures such as sugarcane, corn or rice culture. Fenthion can be highly toxic for farmers that manipulates it or even for consumers, causing headaches, seizures or even pulmonary edema. Fenthion is only banned in Angola. It should be listed under Annexe III of #RotterdamConvention at its Conference of the Parties, taking place in #GENeva from 24 Apr to 5 May.

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