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Published by International Agency for Research on Cancer, obtainable from Who Publications Center] in Lyon, [Albany, N. Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Carcinogens -- Safety measures.,
  • Medical laboratories -- Safety measures.,
  • Chemical laboratories -- Safety measures.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 27-32.

Statementeditors R. Montesano ... [et al.] ; technical editor for IARC, W. Davis.
SeriesIARC scientific publications ; no. 33, IARC scientific publications ;, no. 33.
ContributionsMontesano, R.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC268.6 .H36
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 32 p. ;
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4220216M
ISBN 109283211332
LC Control Number80500002

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