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Descriptor in English: Maximum Allowable Concentration
Descriptor in Spanish: Concentración Máxima Admisible
Descriptor in Portuguese: Concentração Máxima Permitida
Descriptor in 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
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)
History Note: 2000(1991)
See also the descriptors: Permissible Limits DeCS
DeCS UI: 8620
Descriptor UI: D008452
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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