Recommended health-based limits in occupational exposure to heavy metals
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Published by World Health Organization in Geneva .
Written in English


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SeriesTechnical report series -- 647
ContributionsWorld Health Organization.
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Open LibraryOL20324320M
ISBN 109241206470

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