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Review of the U.S. Navy's Exposure Standard for Manufactured Vitreous Fibers
ment and its accompanying uncertainty analysis. The Navy might also want to consider asking its suppliers to provide, where possible, materials that use low-biopersistence MVF.
The Navy should regard its current occupational standard as only one point on an ever-changing mosaic of exposure standards that will require periodic adjustments as new toxicological data become available, new monitoring studies are conducted, and new MVF are introduced into the workplace.