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Health Effects of Ingested Fluoride

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This book reviews the effects on health of fluoride ingested from various sources. Those health effects reviewed include dental fluorosis; bone fracture; effects on renal, reproductive, and gastrointestinal systems; and genotoxicity and carcinogenicity. The book also reviews the Environmental Protection Agency's current drinking-water standard for fluoride and considers future research needs.


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National Research Council. 1993. Health Effects of Ingested Fluoride. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

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206 pages | 6 x 9
ISBN: 978-0-309-04975-7

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