Abbreviations and Acronyms

ACIP

Advisory Committee on Immunization Priorities

AHRQ

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

ANRF

American Nonsmokers’ Rights Foundation

ATSDR

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

 
BAT

best available technology economically achievable

B/C

benefit-to-cost

BCA

benefit–cost analysis

BCT

best conventional pollutant control technology

BMD

benchmark dose

BMR

benchmark response

BOD5

biochemical oxygen demand

BPT

best practicable control technology currently available

BSE

bovine spongiform encephalopathy

 
CAA

Clean Air Act

Cal EPA

California Environmental Protection Agency

CCSP

Climate Change Science Program

CDC

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDER

Center for Drug Evaluation and Review

CDF

cumulative distribution function

CDRH

Center for Devices and Radiological Health

CEA

cost-effectiveness analysis

CERCLA

Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act



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