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Asbestos, Amosite MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Asbestos, Amosite
Tree Number(s)
D01.524.500.040
D01.578.725.050.050.050
D01.578.725.500.040
D01.837.725.700.760.070.050.060
D01.837.725.700.760.535.040
Unique ID
D017639
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017639
Scope Note
Asbestos, grunerite. A monoclinic amphibole form of asbestos having long fibers and a high iron content. It is used in insulation. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Amosite
Amosite Asbestos
Cummingtonite-Grunerite
Registry Number
12172-73-5
CAS Type 1 Name
Asbestos, grunerite
Previous Indexing
Asbestos (1974-1993)
Public MeSH Note
94; AMOSITE was indexed under ASBESTOS 1974-93
Online Note
use ASBESTOS, AMOSITE (NM) to search AMOSITE 1980-93
History Note
94; was AMOSITE (NM) 1974-93
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/21
Revision Date
1999/11/03
Asbestos, Amosite Preferred
Cummingtonite-Grunerite Broader
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