Skip navigation and go directly to content.
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry Search  |  Index  |  Home  |  Glossary  |  Contact Us  
  
  Previous PageMain MenuPHA HomeFeedbackNext Page


Pathways
Toxicology
Help



Step 2.2 Comparing Exposure Doses to Health Guidelines

bullet Evaluating Noncancer Effects: Exercise 1

After estimating the exposure dose of arsenic for a person gardening at Oak Estates, you compare the exposure dose to a health guideline:

noncancer exposure dose =

*

MRL =

*

On the basis of this comparison, which of the following statements is appropriate?

Exposure dose is higher than the MRL. Exposure should be further evaluated.

Exposure dose is lower than the MRL. Noncancer health effects are unlikely to occur.

Insufficient information for an initial evaluation.


View Correct Selection


 
Print/Text Version

< Previous | Next >


spacer Last updated: February 20, 2008 bullet ATSDR EPH Training Coordinator
spacer
DHAC Home


spacer
  ATSDR Home  |  Search  |  Index  |  Contact Us
About ATSDR  |  News Archive  |  ToxFAQs  |  Public Health Assessments
Privacy Policy  |  External Links Disclaimer |  Accessibility
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services