Carbon tetrachloride : health and safety guide
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World Health Organization & International Programme on Chemical Safety. (1998). Carbon tetrachloride : health and safety guide. Geneva : World Health Organization. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/42134
Health and safety guide ; no. 108
DescriptionCompanion volume to: Environmental health criteria 208, Carbon tetrachloride
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