Papers Addressing Scientific Issues in the Risk Assessment of Metals
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- Issue Paper on the Environmental Chemistry of Metals;
- Issue Paper on the Human Health Effects of Metals;
- Issue Paper on Metal Exposure Assessment;
- Issue Paper on the Ecological Effects of Metals; and
- Issue Paper on the Bioavailability and Bioaccumulation of Metals.
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