exposure limit


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Financial, Encyclopedia.

exposure limit

The maximum concentration of a substance with which an organism can have contact without suffering adverse effects.
See also: limit
References in periodicals archive ?
The Santa Clara County California Fire Chiefs Association has established a procedure for calculation of a Community Exposure Limit (CEL) which is the "minimum toxic gas concentration level for a single gas at which protection or evacuation of the community is recommended" (7,8).
(*) In this document, NIOSH recommends occupational exposure limits for ethylene glycol monobutyl ether (EGBE) and its acetate, ethylene glycol monobutyl ether acetate (EGBEA).
Ethylene dichloride: the directive establishes an exposure limit value of 8.2 mg/m3, as well as a skin notation.
The standard reduces the exposure limit from 100 micrograms ([micro]g) per cubic meter of air to 50 [micro]g per cubic meter over an eight-hour period.
Last month, the insurance regulator had allowed companies to raise exposure limit in one sector from 15% to 20%, after the approval of their respective boards.
During the formal rulemaking process, AFS presented substantial evidence that OSHA's proposed permissible exposure limit (PEL) was technologically and economically infeasible for U.S.
The best scientific evidence indicates that the current exposure limit protects workers from silica-related disease when it is universally complied with and universally enforced.
We cannot violate Reserve Bank of India norms,' the unnamed executive said, adding that the government and the central bank had to address the exposure limit issue.
not directly DNA-damaging) genotoxic effects of benzene in workers can be used to derive a new occupational exposure limit. The proposed OEL of 0.05 parts per million will protect workers from leukaemia as well as other adverse health effects.
Bank lending to individual entities are limited by single borrower exposure limit. This single borrower limit is arrived at based on 15% of the net worth of a bank.
It will eventually replace the existing Directive 86/188/EEC on the protection of workers from the risks related to exposure to noise at work.The draft Directive fixes exposure limit values and exposure action values.
In May 1989, OSHA proposed a permissible exposure limit (PEL) of 10 ppm.