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Petitioned Public Health Assessment
Soil Pathway Evaluation,
Isla de Vieques Bombing Range,
Vieques, Puerto Rico

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February 7, 2003
Prepared by:

Federal Facilities Assessment Branch
Division of Health Assessment and Consultation
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

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AT averaging time
ATSDR Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
AFWTF Atlantic Fleet Weapons Training Facility
BW body weight
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CEL cancer effects level
Conc. Concentration of chemical
CREG cancer risk evaluation guides
DHHS US Department of Health and Human Services
ED exposure duration
EF exposure frequency
EMA Eastern Maneuver Area
EMEG environmental media evaluation guides
EPA US Environmental Protection Agency
FDA US Food and Drug Administration
HMX cyclotetramethylene tetranitramine
IARC International Agency for Research on Cancer
IR ingestion rate
kg kilograms
LIA Live Impact Area
mg milligrams
MRL minimal risk level
NASD Naval Ammunition Support Detachment
NOAEL no observed adverse effects level
NPL National Priorities List
PHA public health assessment
ppm parts per million
PRDNR Puerto Rico Department of Natural Resources
PRDOH Puerto Rico Department of Health
RBC risk-based concentration
RDX cyclotrimethylene trinitramine
RfD reference dose
RMEG reference dose media evaluation guides
SSL soil screening level
tetryl methyl-2,4,6-trinitrophenylnitramine
TNT 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene
µg/dl micrograms per deciliter
USDA US Department of Agriculture
USGS US Geological Survey

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