ABBREVIATIONS

BaP,

benzo[a]pyrene

CDC,

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

COC,

constituent of concern

COT,

Committee on Toxicology (of the National Research Council)

EPA,

US Environmental Protection Agency

FTIR,

Fourier-transform infrared

GEMB,

ground electronics maintenance building (at NAF Atsugi)

HEAST,

EPA's Health Effects Assessment Summary Tables

HVAC,

heating, ventilation, and air conditioning

IEUBK,

EPA's Integrated Exposure Uptake Biokinetic Model [for lead]

ISCST,

industrial-source complex short term [air dispersion model]

IRIS,

EPA's Integrated Risk Information System

MRL,

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Control minimal risk level

NAAQS,

National Ambient Air Quality Standard

NAF,

Naval Air Facility

NCEA,

EPA's National Center for Environmental Assessment

NEHC,

Navy Environmental Health Center

OEHHA,

California Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment

QA-QC,

quality assurance-quality control

REL,

reference exposure level (defined by OEHHA)

RfC,

reference concentration (defined by EPA)

RfD,

reference dose (defined by EPA)

RME,

reasonable maximum exposure

TCDD,

tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin

TEF,

[2,3,7,8-TCDD] toxicity equivalence factor

TEQ,

[2,3,7,8-TCDD] toxicity equivalents

UCL95,

95th percentile upper confidence limit



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Review of the US Navy's Human Health Risk Assessment of the Naval Air Facility at Atsugi, Japan ABBREVIATIONS BaP, benzo[a]pyrene CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention COC, constituent of concern COT, Committee on Toxicology (of the National Research Council) EPA, US Environmental Protection Agency FTIR, Fourier-transform infrared GEMB, ground electronics maintenance building (at NAF Atsugi) HEAST, EPA's Health Effects Assessment Summary Tables HVAC, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning IEUBK, EPA's Integrated Exposure Uptake Biokinetic Model [for lead] ISCST, industrial-source complex short term [air dispersion model] IRIS, EPA's Integrated Risk Information System MRL, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Control minimal risk level NAAQS, National Ambient Air Quality Standard NAF, Naval Air Facility NCEA, EPA's National Center for Environmental Assessment NEHC, Navy Environmental Health Center OEHHA, California Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment QA-QC, quality assurance-quality control REL, reference exposure level (defined by OEHHA) RfC, reference concentration (defined by EPA) RfD, reference dose (defined by EPA) RME, reasonable maximum exposure TCDD, tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin TEF, [2,3,7,8-TCDD] toxicity equivalence factor TEQ, [2,3,7,8-TCDD] toxicity equivalents UCL95, 95th percentile upper confidence limit