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Published by Environmental Criteria and Assessment Office, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Cincinnati .
Written in English


  • Air -- Pollution -- Experiments.,
  • Dogs as laboratory animals.

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Statementeditors: J.F. Stara ... [et al.].
ContributionsStara, J. F., United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Environmental Criteria and Assessment Office (Cincinnati, Ohio)
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 288 p. :
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15245108M

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