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Descriptor English: Maximum Allowable Concentration
Descriptor Spanish: Concentración Máxima Admisible
Descriptor Portuguese: Concentração Máxima Permitida
Descriptor French: Concentration maximale admissible
Entry term(s): Allowable Concentration, Maximum
Allowable Concentrations, Maximum
Concentration, Maximum Allowable
Concentrations, Maximum Allowable
MPEL
MPELs
Maximum Allowable Concentrations
Maximum Permissible Exposure Concentration
Maximum Permissible Exposure Level
Tree number(s): N06.850.460.350.210
N06.850.460.350.600.615
SP4.046.457.743.919
SP4.102.072.092.748.509
SP8.473.654.377.032
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008452
Scope note: The maximum exposure to a biologically active physical or chemical agent that is allowed during an 8-hour period (a workday) in a population of workers, or during a 24-hour period in the general population, which does not appear to cause appreciable harm, whether immediate or delayed for any period, in the target population. (From Lewis Dictionary of Toxicology, 1st ed)
Annotation: usually NIM; coordinate with specific drug or substance (without qualifiers)
Previous Indexing: Environmental Health (1966-1968)
appropriate environment heading (1966-1968)
specific agent (1966-1968)
Public MeSH Note: 1991; see MAXIMUM PERMISSIBLE EXPOSURE LEVEL 1991-1999, see ENVIRONMENTAL EXPOSURE 1975-1990; for MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE CONCENTRATION see MAXIMUM PERMISSIBLE EXPOSURE LEVEL 1976-1999
History Note: 2000(1991)
Related: Permissible Limits DeCS
DeCS ID: 8620
Unique ID: D008452
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Maximum Allowable Concentration - Preferred
Concept UI M0013147
Scope note The maximum exposure to a biologically active physical or chemical agent that is allowed during an 8-hour period (a workday) in a population of workers, or during a 24-hour period in the general population, which does not appear to cause appreciable harm, whether immediate or delayed for any period, in the target population. (From Lewis Dictionary of Toxicology, 1st ed)
Preferred term Maximum Allowable Concentration
Entry term(s) Allowable Concentration, Maximum
Allowable Concentrations, Maximum
Concentration, Maximum Allowable
Concentrations, Maximum Allowable
MPEL
MPELs
Maximum Allowable Concentrations
Maximum Permissible Exposure Concentration
Maximum Permissible Exposure Level



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