The study, prepared by the Environmental Working Group that, during the next ten years will die more than 100 thousand due to four related illnesses Bospstos, the tumor epithelial Central, asbestosis (a lung disease caused by long-term inhalation of asbestos particles), lung cancer and cancer of the stomach and intestines.
She said the group - a think tank based in Washington - that it had adopted in her study on the government data on deaths related to asbestos over the past 25 years, and examined the cases of death by disease asbestosis and epithelial tumor disease, which affects the central epithelial cells in the lung, heart or abdomen.
The study confirmed that, although most of the deaths were of workers employed in the manufacture of asbestos for decades, more than a million people currently exposed to asbestos in their work and millions of others in the environment.
Asbestos was used widely in the manufacture of fire-resistant materials and other buffer until the era of the seventies of the twentieth century, scientists have to be inhaled to cause cancer and other diseases.
Among the group's recommendations, issued an immediate ban on asbestos and health checks at the federal level and provide "a fair assistance" to victims of exposure.