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Appendix A: List of acronyms

2,4-D
2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid
A
adenine
ANSI
American National Standards Institute
AOP
advanced oxidation processes
bw
body weight
C
cytosine
CYP
cytochrome P450
DMA
dimethylamine
DNA
deoxyribonucleic acid
EPA
Environmental Protection Agency
F air:water
air to water NDMA concentration
G
guanine
K aw
Henry's law constant
K ow
n-octanol/water partition coefficient
K p
skin permeability coefficient
LC 50
median lethal concentration
LCL
lower confidence limit
LD 50
median lethal dose
L-eq
litre-equivalent
LOEC
lowest-observed-effect concentration
MAC
maximum acceptable concentration
MCPA
4-(2-methyl-4-chlorophenoxy)acetic acid
NDMA
N-nitrosodimethylamine
NOM
natural organic matter
NSF
NSF International
ppm
part per million
RNA
ribonucleic acid
RO
reverse osmosis
S9
liver homogenate prepared by 9000 × g centrifugation
SCC
Standards Council of Canada
T
thymine
TD 05
tumorigenic dose 05; the dose level that causes a 5% increase in tumour incidence over background
TDI
tolerable daily intake
TDL 05
95% lower confidence limit on the TD 05
U.S. EPA
United States Environmental Protection Agency
UV
ultraviolet
WHO
World Health Organization

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