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Full Alert: Asbestos in Bunsen Burner Gauze Mats
The Heads of Workplace Safety Authorities Imported Materials with Asbestos Working Group has issued this safety alert regarding asbestos found in Bunsen Burner Gauze mats that have been imported into Australia.