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The combination of oxalic acid with power ultrasound fully degrades chrysotile asbestos fibres

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Abstract

The simultaneous action of power ultrasound and oxalic acid, as a chelating agent, rapidly converts chrysotile asbestos into water soluble material and a non-asbestos debris, not classifiable as hazardous under worldwide safety regulations.

Graphical abstract: The combination of oxalic acid with power ultrasound fully degrades chrysotile asbestos fibres

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The article was received on 25 Jun 2007, accepted on 28 Aug 2007 and first published on 06 Sep 2007


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B709571F
Citation: J. Environ. Monit., 2007,9, 1064-1066
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    The combination of oxalic acid with power ultrasound fully degrades chrysotile asbestos fibres

    F. Turci, M. Tomatis, S. Mantegna, G. Cravotto and B. Fubini, J. Environ. Monit., 2007, 9, 1064
    DOI: 10.1039/B709571F

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