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Eighteenth Interim Report of the Committee on Acute Exposure Guideline Levels 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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