Action Level


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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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EPA set the action level for lead in drinking water at 15 ppb and required drinking water providers to take action to reduce lead in water if 10% of their tap water samples exceed this level.
--Maintain an RBC ratio above 400% of the company action level.
Food and Drug Administration has proposed nonbinding action levels of 10 ppb arsenic for both infant rice cereal (10) and apple juice.
To start, the PEL and action level are based on an 8-hour time weighted averages.
One out of four homes tested in Nevada found radon concentrations at or above the EPA action level of 4 pCi/l.
Action level: An average of 60 or more insect fragments and one or more rodent hairs per 100 grams.
With such a significant reduction of the PEL, there are serious questions about whether the sampling and analytical methods used in calculating the PEL and Action Level are capable of producing accurate results.
It also comes with its own FDA compatible database software which establishes a baseline for normal operation and, using Statistical Process Control based on ISO 11462-1, generates 'normal', 'alarm' and 'action level' signals.
The authorities of Japan found tea leaves originating from Shizuoka not compliant with the Japanese action level of 500 Becquerel (Bq) per kilogramme for caesium, which is also the EU maximum level.
The average radon level for all UK dwellings is 20 Bq m-3 (becquerels per metre cubed) and the Action Level is 200 Bq m-3.
Meanwhile Warwick had one home where the gas had reached 'action level'.
In addition, the capital and surplus at MHP experienced a 28% decline, and the company action level of risk-based capitalisation (RBC) decreased to 110% in 2009, compared to 171% in 2008.