Abbreviations

Abbreviations


 

Abbreviations Used in the Text

Abbreviation

Definition

ARND

Alcohol-Related Neurodevelopmental Disorder

CNS

Central Nervous System

BLL

Blood Lead Level

FAS

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

FAE

Fetal Alcohol Effect

IARC

International Agency for Research on Cancer

MSDS

Material Safety Data Sheet

MRLs

Minimal Risk Levels (ATSDR)

PEL

Permissible Exposure Limits (OSHA)

Ppm

Part Per Million

RfD

Reference Dose

TLV

Threshold Limit Value

TWA

Time-weighted Average

 

Units of Measure

Abbreviation

Definition

µg

Microgram (.000001 gram, one millionth of a gram)

mg

Milligram (0.001 grams, one thousandth of a gram)

Kg

Kilogram (1000 grams, 2.2 lbs)

ml

Milliliter (0.001 liter, one thousandth of a liter)

dL

One tenth of a liter (100 ml)

L

Liter (1.056 liquid quart)

Lbs

Pounds (0.45 kg)

 

U.S. Government Agencies

Abbreviation

Definition

ACGIH

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists

ATSDR

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

FDA

Food and Drug Administration

NIOSH

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

OSHA

Occupational Safety & Health Administration

USGS

U.S. Geological Survey

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