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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Pesticides in the Diets of Infants and Children.
Pesticides in the diets of infants and children/Committee on Pesticides in the Diets of Infants and Children, Board on Agriculture and Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Commission on Life Sciences, National Research Council.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. Pediatric toxicology. 2. Pesticide residues in food—United States. 3. Pesticides—Toxicology. 4. Infant formulas—Contamination. 5. Food contamination. I. Title.
[DNLM: 1. Pesticides. 2. Diet—in infancy & childhood. 3. Food Contamination. WS 115 N277p 1993]
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