maximum permissible concentration


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maximum permissible concentration

[′mak·sə·məm pər′mis·ə·bəl ‚kän·sən′trā·shən]
(medicine)
The maximum quantity/unit volume of radioactive material in air, water, and foodstuffs that is not considered an undue risk to human health.
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The city has a normal level of pollution, but just above the maximum permissible concentration, he said.
"When it rains, snowfalls of maximum permissible concentration tend to fall, but this is temporary.
Maximum permissible concentrations of hazardous chemical materials in soil, Valstybes zinios 41-1357 (in Lithuanian).
Some uses will be completely outlawed and others carefully policed (requirement to keep a record on creosote-treated wood and to prove it is not intended for applications that are banned).--The basic EU legislation in this area is premised on Directive 76/769/EEC on restrictions on the marketing and use of certain dangerous substances and preparations, amending in particular Directive 94/60/EC, which specifies the maximum permissible concentrations and limited industrial applications where the use of creosote and similar coal tar distillates and preparations containing these products may be authorised.
The Australia New Zealand Food Authority recently published revised maximum permissible concentrations for cadmium in a range of food commodities.
In Bishkek, average monthly concentration of the nitrogen was from 1.83 to 2.0 maximum permissible concentrations. Concentration of the formaldehyde decreased from 5.0 to 4.0 maximum permissible concentrations.

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