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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Science and judgment in risk assessment / Committee on Risk Assessment
of Hazardous Air Pollutants, Board on Environmental Studies and
Toxicology, Commission on Life Sciences., National Research Council.
Includes bibliographal references and index.
1. AirPollutionToxicologyUnited StatesStatistical methods.
2. Health risk assessmentStatistical methods. I. National
Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Risk Assessment of Hazardous
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