Abbreviations

ACGIH American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists

AEGL acute exposure guideline level

AIHA American Industrial Hygiene Association

ATSDR Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

BCME bis-chloromethyl ether

BMCL05 benchmark concentration with its lower confidence limit at a 5% extra risk

CAS chemical abstracts service

CASRN chemical abstracts service registry number

CEELs community emergency exposure levels

CMME chloromethyl methyl ether

EHS extremely hazardous substances

EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

ERPG emergency response planning guidelines

HBR hydrogen bromide

HI hydrogen iodide

HERO health and environmental research online

IARC International Agency for Research on Cancer

IDLH immediately dangerous to life or health

IRIS Integrated Risk Information System

LC50 concentration of a substance that is lethal to 50% of test organisms in a given time

MF modifying factor

NAC National Advisory Committee on Acute Exposure Guideline Levels for Hazardous Substances

NIOSH National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

NOAEL no-observed-adverse-effect level

NOEL no-observed-effect level

PBPK physiologically based pharmacokinetic

POD point of departure

RD50 concentration of a substance that reduced the respiratory rate of test organisms by 50%

RFNA red fuming nitric acid

RIVM Netherlands National Institute for Public Health and the Environment

STEL short-term exposure limit

TMB trimethylbenzene

TLV Threshold Limit Value

TSD technical support document

VA vinyl acetate

VC vinyl chloride

WFNA white fuming nitric acid

WEEL workplace environmental exposure limit



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Abbreviations ACGIH American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists AEGL acute exposure guideline level AIHA American Industrial Hygiene Association ATSDR Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry BCME bis-chloromethyl ether BMCL05 benchmark concentration with its lower confidence limit at a 5% extra risk CAS chemical abstracts service CASRN chemical abstracts service registry number CEELs community emergency exposure levels CMME chloromethyl methyl ether EHS extremely hazardous substances EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ERPG emergency response planning guidelines HBR hydrogen bromide HI hydrogen iodide HERO health and environmental research online IARC International Agency for Research on Cancer IDLH immediately dangerous to life or health IRIS Integrated Risk Information System LC50 concentration of a substance that is lethal to 50% of test organisms in a given time MF modifying factor NAC National Advisory Committee on Acute Exposure Guideline Levels for Hazardous Substances NIOSH National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NOAEL no-observed-adverse-effect level NOEL no-observed-effect level PBPK physiologically based pharmacokinetic POD point of departure RD50 concentration of a substance that reduced the respiratory rate of test organisms by 50% RFNA red fuming nitric acid RIVM Netherlands National Institute for Public Health and the Environment STEL short-term exposure limit TMB trimethylbenzene TLV Threshold Limit Value TSD technical support document VA vinyl acetate VC vinyl chloride WFNA white fuming nitric acid WEEL workplace environmental exposure limit 41

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