3 edition of Safety in the use of plastics in education found in the catalog.
Safety in the use of plastics in education
Buckinghamshire (England). County Council. Education Dept. Advisory Service.
|Other titles||Safety plastics.|
|Statement||Buckinghamshire County Council Education Department Advisory Service.|
|Series||Booklet - Buckinghamshire County Council, Education Department, Advisory Service ; no. A12/1|
|LC Classifications||TP1148 .B83 1977|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||, 10 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||10|
|LC Control Number||78318508|
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