TITLE

Ceramic pottery can be a pretty poison

PUB. DATE
April 1995
SOURCE
Environmental Nutrition;Apr95, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a warning against the use of Mexican ceramic pottery. Danger of lead poisoning; Cause of this lead content in the pottery.
ACCESSION #
9504175121

 

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