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Old 05-02-13, 11:46 AM
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My understanding is that the tiny tube-like shape of carbon fragments is the issue. They are too large to be absorbed into the bloodstream and too sharp to be expelled out from breathing. They won't "seed" but will get covered over and enough exposure can cause problems. An occasional cut at home should not be an issue. Heck, it's dangerous to breathe too much flour dust if you work in a bakery.
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