Chemical information fact sheet for carbofuran.
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Chemical information fact sheet for carbofuran.

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Pesticides and Toxic Substances in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Nematocides -- Environmental aspects -- United States.,
  • Insecticides -- Environmental aspects -- United States.,
  • Pesticides -- Environmental aspects -- United States.

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Other titlesCarbofuran fact sheet.
SeriesFact sheet -- no. 24., Fact sheet (United States. Environmental Protection Agency) -- no. 24.
ContributionsUnited States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Pesticides and Toxic Substances.
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Pagination9 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL15334567M

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