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Appendix A: List of Acronyms

2-acetyl aminofluorene
acceptable daily intake
O6-alkylguanine-DNA alkyltransferase
American National Standards Institute
Balkan endemic nephropathy
body weight
confidence interval
chlorpheniramine maleate
dimethylamine; dimethylamine hydrochloride
deoxyribonucleic acid
diphenhydramine hydrochloride
drinking water
Environmental Protection Agency (U.S.)
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
insulin-dependent type 1 diabetes mellitus
Integrated Risk Information System
Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives
LD 50
dose estimated to be lethal to half of the animals
lowest-observed-adverse-effect level
maximum acceptable concentration
method detection limit
reduced nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide
nitrosatable compound
non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
sodium/iodide symporter
NO 2¯
nitrite ion
NO 2-N
nitrite nitrogen
NO 3¯
nitrate ion
NO 3-N
nitrate nitrogen
no-observed-adverse-effect level
N-nitroso compound
no-observed-effect level
NSF International
National Toxicology Program (U.S.)
Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (California)
odds ratio
practical quantitation limit
ribonucleic acid
relative risk; rate ratio
Standards Council of Canada
Syrian Golden
Standard Method
T 3
T 4
tumorigenic dose 05
thyroid stimulating hormone
unscheduled DNA synthesis
weight per weight
World Health Organization

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