The fibres with fluoro-edenitic composition in Biancavilla (Sicily, Italy): health impact and clues for environmental remediation

Subsequently to the observation of a localized excess of mortality from malignant pleural neoplasms in the town of Biancavilla (Sicily), previously unknown amphibolic fibres with fluoro-edenitic composition were detected as naturally occurring soil contaminants. Less then two years after the initial...

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Main Authors: Pietro Comba, Salvatore Scondotto, Loredana Musmeci
Format: Article
Published: Istituto Superiore di Sanità
Series:Annali dell'Istituto Superiore di Sanità
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