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Title Fluoride in drinking-water / J. Fawell [and others]
Published London ; Seattle : IWA Pub., 2006
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Description 1 online resource (x, 134 pages) : illustrations
Series WHO drinking water quality series
WHO drinking water quality series.
Contents Environmental occurrence, geochemistry and exposure -- Human health effects -- Guidelines and standards -- Removal of excessive fluoride -- Analytical methods -- Country data on dental and skeletal fluorosis associated with exposure to fluoride through drinking-water
Summary Fluoride is known to occur at elevated concentration in a number of parts of the world where it can be a significant cause of disease. The primary focus of this book is the prevention of adverse health effects from excessive levels of fluoride in drinking-water. The book provides information on the occurrence of fluoride, its health effects, ways of reducing excess levels and methods for analysis of fluoride in water.--Publisher's description
Notes "Published on behalf of the World Health Organization by IWA Publishing"--Title page verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Drinking water -- Purification.
Fluorine -- Toxicology.
Water -- Fluoridation.
Environmental Exposure.
Fluorosis, Dental.
Water Purification.
Water Supply.
Genre/Form Guideline.
Form Electronic book
Author Fawell, J. K. (John Kirtley), 1945-
World Health Organization.
ISBN 1780405804 (electronic bk.)
9240681957 (electronic bk.)
9781780405803 (electronic bk.)
9789240681958 (electronic bk.)