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Descriptor English: Chemical Hazard Release
Descriptor Spanish: Liberación de Peligros Químicos
Descriptor Portuguese: Vazamento de Resíduos Químicos
Descriptor French: Rejet de substances chimiques dangereuses
Entry term(s): Accident, Chemical
Accidental Release, Chemical
Accidental Releases, Chemical
Accidents, Chemical
Chemical Accident
Chemical Accidental Releases
Chemical Accidents
Chemical Hazard Releases
Chemical Incident
Chemical Incidents
Hazard Release, Chemical
Incident, Chemical
Incidents, Chemical
Release, Chemical Accidental
Release, Chemical Hazard
Releases, Chemical Accidental
Tree number(s): N06.850.135.195
SP4.046.442.633.864
SP4.102.072.092.693.713.419
SP4.102.072.092.728
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055884
Scope note: Uncontrolled release of a chemical from its containment that either threatens to or causes exposure to a chemical hazard. Such an incident may occur accidentally or deliberately.
Annotation: for release resulting in disaster, coordinate with DISASTERS; for deliberate release of chemicals, coordinate CHEMICAL HAZARD RELEASE with TERRORISM; specify geographic location
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MO mortality
PC prevention & control
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Accidents (1986-2008)
Public MeSH Note: 2009
History Note: 2009
DeCS ID: 53401
Unique ID: D055884
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Date Established: 2009/01/01
Date of Entry: 2008/07/08
Revision Date: 2019/04/29
Chemical Hazard Release - Preferred
Concept UI M0521979
Scope note Uncontrolled release of a chemical from its containment that either threatens to or causes exposure to a chemical hazard. Such an incident may occur accidentally or deliberately.
Preferred term Chemical Hazard Release
Entry term(s) Chemical Hazard Releases
Chemical Incident
Chemical Incidents
Hazard Release, Chemical
Incident, Chemical
Incidents, Chemical
Release, Chemical Hazard
Accidents, Chemical - Narrower
Concept UI M0521719
Scope note Non-deliberate uncontrolled release of a chemical from its containment.
Preferred term Accidents, Chemical
Entry term(s) Accident, Chemical
Accidental Release, Chemical
Accidental Releases, Chemical
Chemical Accident
Chemical Accidental Releases
Chemical Accidents
Release, Chemical Accidental
Releases, Chemical Accidental



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