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Maximum Allowable Concentration MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Maximum Allowable Concentration
Tree Number(s)
N06.850.460.350.210
N06.850.460.350.600.615
Unique ID
D008452
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008452
Annotation
usually NIM; coordinate with specific drug or substance (without qualifiers)
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)
Entry Term(s)
MPEL
Maximum Permissible Exposure Concentration
Maximum Permissible Exposure Level
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)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2008/07/08

No Qualifiers
Maximum Allowable Concentration Preferred
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