Asbestos is characterized as a group of naturally occurring minerals that separate into long, thin fibers. Asbestos was used for many years to insulate and fireproof buildings.


Moreover, asbestos is any asbestiform mineral of the serpentine group (chrysotile, best adapted for spinning and the principal variety in commerce) or amphibole group, especially actinolite, anthophyllite, gedrite, cummingtonite, grunerite, riebeckite, and trem

See also:
"Asbestos" is in the HS Code "2524"
  Asbestos

"Asbestos" is in the UNSPSC Code "11101510"
  Asbestos

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