Pelfrène, A. F, World Health Organization & International Programme on Chemical Safety. (2000). Dinitro-orto-cresol. Geneva : World Health Organization. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/42283
Environmental health criteria ; 220
DescriptionSummary and conclusions in French (p. 77-81) and Spanish (p. 82-87)
First draft prepared by A. F. Pelfrène
Published under the joint sponsorship of the United Nations Environment Programme, the International Labour Organisation, and the World Health Organization, and produced within the framework of the Inter-Organization Programme for the Sound Management of Chemicals
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