TITLE

ARSENIC IN WOODEN PLAY SETS

AUTHOR(S)
Rauch, Molly
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Mothering;Jan2006, Issue 134, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on wood treated with chromated copper arsenate.
ACCESSION #
19478615

 

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