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Published by Library of Parliament in [Ottawa] .
Written in English


  • Hazardous substances -- Law and legislation -- Canada.

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Statementby K. Douglas and D. Johansen.
SeriesCurrent issue review 88-11
ContributionsDouglas, Kristen., Johansen, David.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21560897M
ISBN 100660156954
LC Control Number94700204

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