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2018 Asbestos in Talc Symposium

2018 Asbestos in Talc Symposium

NOVEMBER 28, 2018

The Hotel at the University of Maryland

ABOUT

The purpose of the symposium was to provide a forum for experts in asbestos mineral analysis, academicians and regulators to share knowledge on testing approaches aimed at adequately analyzing talc-containing products for the presence of asbestos fibers. The symposium included presentations and concurrent breakout sessions on test methods, characterization and interpretation of data.

DOCUMENTS

Background Download PDF Agenda Download PDF Participant List Download PDF Participant Questions Download PDF Role of the Moderator Download PDF Speakers Booklet Download PDF

SPEAKER SUMMARIES

Ann Wylie - Final Summary Download PDF Ann Wylie and Art Langer - Final Summary Download PDF Brad Van Gosen - Final Summary Download PDF Brooke Mossman - Final Summary Download PDF Martin Harper - Final Summary Download PDF Martin Rutstein - Final Summary Download PDF Mickey Gunter - Final Summary Download PDF Robyn Ray and Frank Ehrenfeld - Final Summary Download PDF

MEETING TRANSCRIPTS

Breakout Session A - Meeting Transcript Download PDF Breakout Session B - Meeting Transcript Download PDF Breakout Session C - Meeting Transcript Download PDF

SPEAKER PRESENTATIONS

The Mineral Fibers of Potential Concern in Talc Bradley S. Van Gosen Download PDF Methods of Mineral Identification Martin Rutstein Download PDF Test Methods: Applicability of Reference Materials and Development of Qualified Standards Martin Harper Download PDF Importance of Mineral Type, Form and Dimensions in Carcinogenic Responses Brooke Taylor Mossman Download PDF Amphibole: Is it Asbestos? Is it Hazardous? How is it Identified? Ann Wylie Download PDF Test Method for analysis of Talc and Mineral Fibers in Cosmetics Frank Ehrenfeld Robyn Ray Download PDF

REFERENCE MATERIALS

Current Intelligence Bulletin 62 (CDC) Asbestos Fibers and Other Elongate Mineral Particles: State of the Science and Roadmap for Research Ann Wylie - Fiber Dimensions of Crocidolites From Western Australia, Bolivia, and the Cape and Transvaal Provinces of South Africa Gunter - Current Issues with Purported Asbestos Content of Talc (Part 1) Gunter - Current Issues with Purported Asbestos Content of Talc (Part 2) Meeker - Tabulation of Asbestos-Related Terminology (2002) Meeker - Asbestos in commercial cosmetic talcum powder as a cause of mesothelioma in women (2014) Meeker - Asbestos in commercial cosmetic talcum powder as a cause of mesothelioma in women (2015) Millette - General Reference 1 Millette - General Reference 2 Millette - General Reference 3 Millette - General Reference 4 Rutstein - Presentation Reference 1 Rutstein - Presentation Reference 2 Rutstein - Presentation Reference 3 Rutstein - Presentation Reference 4 Van Gosen - Presentation Reference 1

SUMMIT SURVEY

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