Tetrabromobisphenol A and derivatives / first draft prepared by G. J. van Esch
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Esch, G. J. van, World Health Organization & WHO Task Group on Environmental Health Criteria for Isophorone. (1995). Tetrabromobisphenol A and derivatives / first draft prepared by G. J. van Esch. Geneva : World Health Organization. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/36886
Environmental health criteria ; 172
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Summary and evaluation; conclusions and recommendations also in French and Spanish
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