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Lead human exposure and health risk assessments for selected case studies (draft report).

Lead human exposure and health risk assessments for selected case studies (draft report).

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards in Research Triangle Park, NC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lead -- Toxicology -- United States.,
  • Lead poisoning -- United States.,
  • Lead -- Adverse effects.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMurphy, Deirdre., United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD196.L4 L3835 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16520813M
    LC Control Number2007467807


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