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Regulation of over-the-counter drugs hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, first session, June 22, 1979 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English


  • United States. -- Food and Drug Administration,
  • Drugs, Nonprescription -- United States

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SeriesSerial - House, Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce ; no. 96-44
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 113 p. ;
Number of Pages113
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15400699M

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