Amosite asbestos

CAS RN: 12172-73-5

Major Uses

Amosite and crocidolite are no longer being mined. The current use of amosite and crocidolite is likely nil or at most a few tons annually sold from old stock.
Loose asbestos fibers, or formulations containing asbestos fibers for spray coatings, were widely used in the building industry for fire protection and heat or sound insulation during and after World War II. Such applications used mainly chrysotile or amosite ... This practice was discontinued in the 1970s because of health concerns.
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