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Fiberglass insulation: how safe is it the the health of an installer not wearing some respitory protection?
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Dr. Shaym Puppala
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In brief: Not cancer, at least
All i can say is that there does not seem to be an increased risk for cancer.
(fiber glass exposure and human respiratory system cancer risk: lack of evidence persists since 2001 iarc re-evaluation.Regul toxicol pharmacol. 2011; 60(1):84-92) there may be other effects such as pulmonary fibrosis (scarring of the lungs) or copd, but I am unaware of studies evaluating for this.

In brief: Not cancer, at least
All i can say is that there does not seem to be an increased risk for cancer.
(fiber glass exposure and human respiratory system cancer risk: lack of evidence persists since 2001 iarc re-evaluation.Regul toxicol pharmacol. 2011; 60(1):84-92) there may be other effects such as pulmonary fibrosis (scarring of the lungs) or copd, but I am unaware of studies evaluating for this.
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