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WHO FOOD ADDITIVES SERIES: 53

ANNEX 2

ABBREVIATIONS USED IN THE MONOGRAPHS

ADI

acceptable daily intake

bw

body weight

Cmax

maximum concentration

CI

confidence interval

DNA

deoxyribonucleic acid

ELISA

enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay

FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

GC

gas chromatography

GLP

good laboratory practice

HPLC

high-performance liquid chromatography

IARC

International Agency for Research on Cancer

IPCS

International Programme on Chemical Safety

JECFA

Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives

LOD

limit of detection

LOEL

lowest-observed-effect-level

LOQ

limit of quantification

MS

mass spectrometry

MRL

maximum residue limit

NOEL

no-observed-effect level

S9

9000 g supernatant of rat liver

SD

standard deviation

v/v

volume per volume

w/w

weight per weight

WHO

World Health Organization









    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations