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Al-Saleh, I., Coate, L. Paint as another possible source of lead exposure in Saudi Arabia. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 55, 347–350 (1995). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00206671

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Keywords

  • Waste Water
  • Water Management
  • Water Pollution
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Lead Exposure