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Old 05-02-13, 11:10 AM
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Carbon dust is not asbestos, coal dust or silica dust and is reasonably benign. Breathing it all day every day certainly isn't recommended but occasional exposure isn't harmful.

Here are a couple of MSDS references:

http://www.carboncompositesinc.com/pdf/MSDS%20CCI.pdf
http://www.tapplastics.com/uploads/p...er%20Sheet.pdf

Note these MSDS sheets cover straight carbon fiber and cloth, not the resin bound composites used in bike components. Thsee composites would be even less irritating.
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