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Brazil - Final Regulatory Action
Crocidolite asbestos CAS number:
Date circular:

Chemical name: Asbestos, crocidolite, Trimagnesium;disodium;dihydroxy(oxo)silane;iron(3+)

Final regulatory action has been taken for the category: Industrial

Final regulatory action: The chemical is Banned

Use or uses prohibited by the final regulatory action:

All uses.

Use or uses that remain allowed:


The final regulatory action was based on a risk or hazard evaluation: Yes

Summary of the final regulatory action:

Trade, extraction, manufacture and utilization not allowed as established by regulations of the Federal Body of Environment, Agriculture and Health in order to protect the human health.

The reasons for the final regulatory action were relevant to: Human health

Summary of known hazards and risks to human health:

Regulatory actions were taken due to the risks to human health related to crocidolite

Expected effect of the final regulatory action in relation to human health:

To ban the use of crocidolite and material containing it according to the Regulations.

Date of entry into force of the final regulatory action: 01/06/1995