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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0 mg/kg and did not exceed Maximum Permissible Concentrations (MPC) or the background concentrations (427 mg/kg).
The Australia New Zealand Food Authority recently published revised maximum permissible concentrations for cadmium in a range of food commodities.
In violation of the requirements of the current legislation, the enterprise allowed discharge of effluents into the river with excess of the maximum permissible concentrations of pollutants (iron, phosphates, petroleum products).
the solid waste landfill "Kuchino", there were no exceedances of maximum permissible concentrations for hydrogen sulphide.

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