contaminant


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a substance that contaminates

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EPA) has established nonmandatory, secondary drinking water standards for 15 of these contaminants known as Secondary Maximum Contaminant Levels (SMCLs).
Lifetime contaminant and hormonal profiles have been reconstructed for an individual male blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus, Linnaeus 1758) using the earplug as a natural aging matrix that is also capable of archiving and preserving lipophilic compounds.
Increasing the ventilation rate led to lower contaminant concentrations but not necessarily higher ventilation effectiveness.
First Nations call on government to clean-up contaminants
The contaminant may be dirt, grease, one of a number of different oils, fingerprints, mold release agents, or plasticizer leaching from plastic or a previous coating.
According to the Safe Drinking Water Act, the EPA established the Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring programme, to identify contaminants that are suspected to occur in public water systems and which may warrant regulation.
Most TMs don't tell you to check generator fuel tank contaminant levels.
An investigation of the impact of moving objects on airborne contaminant transmission inside an inpatient ward can be made experimentally or through computer simulations.
Many times these contaminants can be resolved at the histologic level, particularly when the tissue contaminant is derived from a completely different organ system.
Identification of a contaminant on a surface is almost always followed by speculation as to the source of the contaminant and the mechanism of contamination.
Should it become necessary to "nuance" this message in the future, regarding certain species that are being consumed or certain population groups with higher risk of contaminant exposure, it appears that more effective communication modes and messages will need to be developed.
This is a concern because the effects of a contaminant can be unchanged, exacerbated, or ameliorated once contaminant exposure has ceased.
This second cycle of the Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule (UCMR 2) also proposes the use of nine analytical methods to detect the contaminants.
A new medical study has attributed nearly 100 percent of infections to mold, a major contaminant that could be mitigated by the use of the Genesis Air Catalysis.
Thus, conductivity and electrical charge are good methods to track wet end chemistry, water closure, and contaminant build up.