Contaminant


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Contaminant

An unwanted airborne constituent that may reduce acceptability of the air.
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ATSDR assessed the exposures using ATSDR's public health assessment evaluation process and reviewed available scientific literature regarding the effect of chemical interactions on the overall potential adverse health effects of contaminant mixtures.
Heiselberg [8] discussed different contaminant source locations.
There is a surface tension gradient between the low surface tension contaminant and the relatively high surface tension coating around it.
The EPA chooses a new list of contaminants every five years for testing, to determine if new regulations are needed to protect public health.
If contaminants are not removed, they'll accumulate in the bottom of your fuel tank.
The CFD model was used to calculate the distributions of air velocity, air temperature, gaseous contaminant concentration, air pressure, and turbulence parameters.
Most of the contaminant fragments were very well preserved morphologically and some contained frankly malignant cells.
In some instances, we are asked to determine which contaminants could impact the cure or performance of an adhesive.
As well, regional patterns of contaminant loads are different; western and eastern Arctic communities may be exposed to different contaminants, or different levels of contamination (Fisk et al.
The proxy for population-level effects would be the net effect of the contaminant at some point near reproductive age, where the net effect is defined as the sum of exposure effects, carryover effects, and density-mediated compensation (Figure 1).
The Safe Drinking Water Act requires the EPA to identify up to 30 contaminants for monitoring every five years.
If you're not worried about airborne contaminants that are commonly found indoors, you should be.