threshold limit value


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threshold limit value

[′thresh‚hōld ′lim·ət ‚val·yü]
(medicine)
The average concentration of toxic gas to which the normal person can be exposed without injury for 8 hours per day, 5 days per week for an unlimited period; differs slightly from maximum allowable concentration in that threshold limit value is an average concentration. Abbreviated TLV.
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3] as the threshold limit value (OSHA 2004) for an 8-hr time-weighted average limit for toxic exposure.

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