Books for Asbestos Legal Researchers

Chemical Trade Names and Commercial Synonyms

Chemical Trade Names and Commercial Synonyms (1959)
Dictionary style reference book for looking up chemical trade names and synonyms.

Asbestos Safety Inspection & Monitoring

Asbestos Safety Inspection & Monitoring (1987)
Respirators, Sampling Protocol, Asbestos Inspections, Laboratory Analysis, and more.

Handbook of Chemical Synonyms and Trade Names

Handbook of Chemical Synonyms and Trade Names (1978)
Includes over 900 names in the Index of Manufacturers.

Asbestos: The Hazardous Fiber

Asbestos: The Hazardous Fiber (1990)
Health effects of asbestos, industrial hygiene, and more.

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Defending the Indefensible: The Global Asbestos Industry and its Fight for Survival
This book looks at the legal defenses used historically and even today to defend the use of asbestos. There is a chapter about the Chrysotile Defence, which is the premise that this type of asbestos is less dangerous than other types like crocidolite. Then there is a chapter on Irving J. Selikoff and Mesothelioma. Other topics include asbestos in the environment, compensating victims, and asbestos use in the developing world.

Asbestos: Medical and Legal Aspects, Fifth Edition
This book outlines the history of asbestos, and more importantly, the history of our knowledge about the danger of asbestos. The health concerns were known for many decades but they were covered up by corporations wanting to make a profit. This book has a chapter called "Company Knowledge" which outlines what companies knew. In addition, this book provides details about thresholds and standards for asbestos dust concentration, asbestos products, alternatives to asbestos insulation, bystander asbestos disease, asbestos disease in brake repair workers, and more.

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