Chemical Risks Fears, Facts, and the Media (Media Research Series) by Media Institute

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Subjects:

  • Chemical Engineering (Specific Aspects),
  • Toxicology,
  • Chemical industry,
  • Accidents,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Health risk assessment,
  • Mass media

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FormatPaperback
Number of Pages58
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Open LibraryOL8415615M
ISBN 100937790281
ISBN 109780937790281
OCLC/WorldCa12063556

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