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Water contamination and health

integration of exposure assessment, toxicology, and risk assessment

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Published by Dekker in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Water -- Pollution -- Health aspects.,
    • Water -- Toxicology.,
    • Health risk assessment.,
    • Water -- Pollution -- Health aspects -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Rhoda G.M. Wang.
      SeriesEnvironmental science and pollution control series ;, 9
      ContributionsWang, Rhoda G. M., 1947-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA591 .W32 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 524 p. :
      Number of Pages524
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1436348M
      ISBN 100824789229
      LC Control Number93048586

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