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Fact Sheets
Biomonitoring and Environmental Monitoring

These BCERF fact sheets contain information on chemicals in water and how to have your own water tested.

Note: Fact sheets are available in both text and PDF (Adobe Acrobat) versions. Text versions may not include all the tables and figures and may have slightly different formatting. If you want an exact copy of the original fact sheet, choose the PDF version. (To read PDF files, get the free Acrobat Reader.)

dot  Fact Sheets for Biomonitoring and Environmental Monitoring

No. 54 Farm Exposure to Pesticides

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No. 07a Water: Chemicals/Cancer Risk

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No. 07b Water: Home Treatment

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