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Step 2.2 Comparing Exposure Doses to Health Guidelines (Observed Effect Levels)

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After the site-specific exposure doses have been estimated, they are compared to human health guidelines, such as ATSDR's minimal risk levels (MRLs). If the estimated dose for a chemical is at or above the health guideline, then the exposure will be further evaluated.

Click on the headings below or the View All link to see information about health guidelines as used in the assessment of noncancer effects:

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