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Product labeling and the law by Lawrence E. Hicks

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Published by AMACOM in [New York] .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Consumer protection -- United States.,
  • Labels.,
  • Labels -- Law and legislation -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[by] Lawrence E. Hicks.
SeriesAn AMA management briefing
LC ClassificationsHC110.C63 H5
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p.
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5045638M
ISBN 100814421709
LC Control Number74005822

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