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Determination of heavy metals in the common smokeless tobacco afzal in oman.

Authors
  • Al-Mukhaini, Nawal
  • Ba-Omar, Taher
  • Eltayeb, Elsadig
  • Al-Shehi, Aisha
Type
Published Article
Journal
Sultan Qaboos University medical journal
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2014
Volume
14
Issue
3
Identifiers
PMID: 25097770
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

The results of this study showed that Afzal contains a number of heavy metals that may cause health problems. Therefore, urgent regulation of the illegal sale of Afzal is needed at the national level in Oman along with a campaign to address public health education and awareness of Afzal and its health risks.

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