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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2013, Article ID 959637, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/959637
Research Article

Metal Concentrations in Cosmetics Commonly Used in Nigeria

1Toxicology Unit, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria
2Department of Medical Laboratory Science, Faculty of Science, Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria

Received 4 October 2013; Accepted 18 November 2013

Academic Editors: D. K. Hansen and A. Tsatsakis

Copyright © 2013 Orish Ebere Orisakwe and Jonathan Oye Otaraku. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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