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The information for this substance is partially available.

The section entitled Complete data sheet is not available in English for this substance. Consult the French version.



Principaux synonymes

Noms français :

  • Psyllium
  • Psyllium (Plantago ovata)

Noms anglais :

  • Psyllium


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