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A consumer"s dictionary of household, yard, and office chemicals

Ruth Winter

A consumer"s dictionary of household, yard, and office chemicals

by Ruth Winter

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Published by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Housing and health -- Dictionaries.,
  • Household supplies -- Toxicology -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 325-329).

    StatementRuth Winter.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA770.5 .W56 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination329 p. ;
    Number of Pages329
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1553199M
    ISBN 10051758722X
    LC Control Number91033189
    OCLC/WorldCa24667075

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    From grills and pressure washers to shower heads and smoke detectors, our team has researched and vetted the best products for your home’s indoor and outdoor spaces. consumer rationality or economic rationality the assumption, in demand theory, that CONSUMERS attempt to obtain the greatest possible satisfaction from the money resources they have available when making purchases. Because economic theory tends to sum household demands in constructing market DEMAND CURVES, it is not important if a few households do not conform to rational behaviour as .

      Consumer Reports has tips on how to get rid of stuff you no longer want. Reclaim space by selling, donating, recycling, or otherwise disposing of things.   Go to the Household Products Database at the National Institutes of Health (), and look up two or three of your favorite cleaning products.


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