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Safety notice: Eurogrit contaminated with asbestos fibres - may no longer be used, processed or delivered
Incident Date: 5 October 2017 Time: ---
Type of Activity: ---
Type of Injury: ---
A important letter of notification was issued by Eurogrit BV on 5 October 2017, available for download here.
The following text is copied from the letter of notification.
We have reason to believe that our product Eurogrit, an aluminium silicate (coal slag) blast cleaning abrasive has been contaminated with asbestos fibres. It concerns a form of asbestos called chrysotile or "white asbestos". We have reported this to the
authorities and we have ordered further investigation by an independent and certified company.
Contact details and alternative products are listed in the original letter which can be downloaded at the link above.
Safety Alert number: 294
Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this publication, neither the IOGP nor any of its members past present or future warrants its accuracy or will, regardless of its or their negligence, assume liability for any foreseeable or unforeseeable use made thereof, which liability is hereby excluded. Consequently, such use is at the recipient's own risk on the basis that any use by the recipient constitutes agreement to the terms of this disclaimer. The recipient is obliged to inform any subsequent recipient of such terms.