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noncancer dose equals 0.00001 milligrams of chemical per kilogram of body weight per day
MRL equals 0.00002 milligrams of chemical per kilogram of body weight per day
When evaluating possible health effects, a health assessor using the weight-of-evidence approach would want to know the following:
MRL is based on a LOAEL from a fifty-five month study of monkeys
exposed through gavage (injecting into the stomach through a tube).
February 20, 2008
EPH Training Coordinator