BioQuartz: the crystalline silica-free industrial quartz

Discover more about Breton BioQuartz®, a cutting-edge raw material developed by Breton.

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What is it?

Breton Bioquartz® is an industrial quartz produced by a pyrolytic transformation of siliceous and feldspar natural sands or even residues of the slabs’ manufacturing processes.

Breton Bioquartz® is free from crystalline silica and 100% safe for workers’ health.

It is important to note this raw material can only be produced through the Breton Bioquartz® plant.


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Why is it important?

Breton Bioquartz® is the final solution to Silicosis.

Silicosis is a long-term lung disease caused by inhaling unsafe levels of silica dust, usually over a period of many years. This disease can lead to breathing problems, a serious lung condition called Progressive Massive Fibrosis (PMF), or lung cancer.

Today, there is no cure for silicosis and that is why Breton developed this alternative raw material.

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