action level


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action level

the level of concentration at which an undesirable or toxic component of a food is considered dangerous enough to public health to warrant government prohibition of the sale of that food. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration tests foods for action levels.

Action Level

A specified concentration of a contaminant in water at or above which a certain action—e.g., further treatment and monitoring—must be taken to comply with a drinking water regulation.
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Taft, executive director, Association of State Drinking Water Administrators, agrees that lead service lines that are deemed to be replaced through testing should be reevaluated if the lead action level is exceeded because treatment or source has changed and the quality of the water results in an action level exceedance.
Maas knows firsthand how the EPA set the action level for lead.
A unique feature of the standard is an exposure goal program, which encourages employers to reduce exposures to below the action level.
Provide medical monitoring of employees when the action level is attained for workers under the general industry standard, and when it is maintained for at least 30 days or negative pressure respirators are used for those under the construction standard.
If the organization's conversion plan eventually receives regulatory approval, Fitch's expectation is that the companies will re-align their capital such that their capitalization metrics more closely approximate one another's and their respective NAIC risk-based capital (RBC) ratios (on a company action level basis) will approximate 175%.
Implement asbestos mastery of Mission for the treatment of corrective action level 1 and 2 of 50 heritage groups of RIVP and HSF.
Measuring the amount of silica that workers are exposed to above an action level of 25 [micro]g/cu.
The proposed rule would replace that 40-year old PEL with one set at 50 micrograms and an action level of 25 micrograms.
These results are important because pregnant women continue to be exposed to relatively low levels of lead and because of the continued controversy regarding the recommended action level for maternal blood lead.
For each KPI the team will set a normal or target value, an early warning level and an action level.
The authors found that 52% of the vessels they tested exceeded the FDA action level for ceramic ware.
Besides the PEL, the standard would include an "action level"--which would be half the PEL except at 50, where the action level would be 50, too--at which certain other requirements would be triggered.