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Descriptor English: Environmental Pollutants
Descriptor Spanish: Contaminantes Ambientales
Descriptor Portuguese: Poluentes Ambientais
Descriptor French: Polluants environnementaux
Entry term(s): Environmental Pollutant
Pollutant
Pollutant, Environmental
Pollutants
Pollutants, Environmental
Tree number(s): D27.888.284
SP4.102.072.092.693.100
SP8.473.654.412.057.089
VS4.001.002.001.001.001
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004785
Scope note: Substances or energies, for example heat or light, which when introduced into the air, water, or land threaten life or health of individuals or ECOSYSTEMS.
Annotation: specify pollutant if pertinent (IM or NIM); in addition to AIR POLLUTANTS; RADIOACTIVE POLLUTANTS; SOIL POLLUTANTS & WATER POLLUTANTS & their specifics, CARCINOGENS, ENVIRONMENTAL is also available; DF: ENVIR POLLUTANTS
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Previous Indexing: Environmental Pollution (1971-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 75
History Note: 75
Entry Version: ENVIR POLLUTANTS
Related: Carcinogens, Environmental MeSH
Environmental Pollution MeSH
Permissible Limits DeCS
DeCS ID: 4865
Unique ID: D004785
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1975/09/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Environmental Pollutants - Preferred
Concept UI M0007514
Scope note Substances or energies, for example heat or light, which when introduced into the air, water, or land threaten life or health of individuals or ECOSYSTEMS.
Preferred term Environmental Pollutants
Entry term(s) Environmental Pollutant
Pollutant
Pollutant, Environmental
Pollutants
Pollutants, Environmental



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