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Title: Composition and method to remove asbestos

Abstract

A composition for transforming a chrysotile asbestos-containing material into a non-asbestos material is disclosed. The composition comprises water, at least about 30% by weight of phosphoric acid, and from about 0.1 to about 4% by weight of a source of fluoride ions. A method of transforming the asbestos-containing material into a non-asbestos material using the present composition also is disclosed.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Associated Universities Inc
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
644369
Patent Number(s):
5753032
Application Number:
PAN: 8-721,856
Assignee:
W. R. Grace and Co.-Conn., New York, NY (United States)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-76CH00016
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 19 May 1998
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; ASBESTOS; REMOVAL; WASTE PROCESSING; AIR POLLUTION ABATEMENT; CHEMICAL COMPOSITION

Citation Formats

Block, J. Composition and method to remove asbestos. United States: N. p., 1998. Web.
Block, J. Composition and method to remove asbestos. United States.
Block, J. Tue . "Composition and method to remove asbestos". United States.
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