Protecting the environment, the producer, the consumer the implications and cost to the textile industry : proceedings of the 10th Shirley International Seminar, 9-11 May, 1978. by Shirley International Seminar Manchester, Eng. 1978.

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  • Textile industry -- Health aspects -- Great Britain -- Congresses.,
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SeriesPublication - Shirley Institute ;, S30, Publication (Shirley Institute) ;, S30.
ContributionsShirley Institute.
LC ClassificationsHD7269.T42 G727 1978
The Physical Object
Pagination222 p. :
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4296864M
ISBN 100903669250
LC Control Number78325094

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