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Lead content of printed polyethylene food bags

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Hankin, L., Heichel, G.H. & Botsford, R.A. Lead content of printed polyethylene food bags. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 12, 645–648 (1974).

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  • Waste Water
  • Polyethylene
  • Water Management
  • Water Pollution
  • Lead Content