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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, wherein the composition comprises water, at least about 30% by weight of a hexafluorosilicate salt, and free of or having only small amounts of an inorganic acid, an inorganic acid salt or a mixture thereof. A method of transforming the asbestos-containing material into a non-asbestos material using the present composition also is disclosed.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Rockville, MD
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Associated Universities, Inc., Upton, NY (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
871551
Patent Number(s):
5753034
Application Number:
08/721,863
Assignee:
W. R. Grace & Co. -Conn. (New York, NY)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
A - HUMAN NECESSITIES A62 - LIFE-SAVING A62D - CHEMICAL MEANS FOR EXTINGUISHING FIRES OR FOR COMBATING OR PROTECTING AGAINST HARMFUL CHEMICAL AGENTS
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B09 - DISPOSAL OF SOLID WASTE B09B - DISPOSAL OF SOLID WASTE
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-76CH00016
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
composition; method; remove; asbestos; transforming; chrysotile; asbestos-containing; material; non-asbestos; disclosed; comprises; water; 30; weight; hexafluorosilicate; salt; free; amounts; inorganic; acid; mixture; acid salt; remove asbestos; non-asbestos material; composition comprises; asbestos-containing material; inorganic acid; comprises water; chrysotile asbestos-containing; organic acid; chrysotile asbestos; containing material; /106/423/427/428/588/

Citation Formats

Block, Jacob. Composition and method to remove asbestos. United States: N. p., 1998. Web.
Block, Jacob. Composition and method to remove asbestos. United States.
Block, Jacob. Tue . "Composition and method to remove asbestos". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/871551.
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abstractNote = {A composition for transforming a chrysotile asbestos-containing material into a non-asbestos material is disclosed, wherein the composition comprises water, at least about 30% by weight of a hexafluorosilicate salt, and free of or having only small amounts of an inorganic acid, an inorganic acid salt or a mixture thereof. A method of transforming the asbestos-containing material into a non-asbestos material using the present composition also is disclosed.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1998},
month = {5}
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