Migration of bisphenol A from polycarbonate plastic of different qualities: Environmental project No. 1710 , 2015

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Migration of bisphenol A from polycarbonate plastic of different qualities : Environmental project No. 1710 , 2015. / Pedersen, Gitte Alsing; Hvilsted, Søren; Petersen, Jens Højslev.

Copenhagen K : Danish Ministry of the Environment, 2015. 51 p. (Miljoeprojekter; No. 1710).

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