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    ANNEX 2

    ABBREVIATIONS USED IN THE MONOGRAPHS

    ADI          acceptable daily intake
    AP           see SAP
    ASAT         aspartate aminotransferase BSP bromsulphalein
    BUN          blood urea nitrogen
    bw           body weight
    ca           approximately
    CHO          Chinese hamster ovary
    Ci           curie
    CMC          carboxymethyl cellulose
    CNS          central nervous system
    CP           centipoise
    d            day
    DMSO         dimethyl sulfoxide
    DNA          deoxyribonucleic acid
    ECG          electrocardiograph
    EMS          ethylmethylsulfonate
    ENG          electronystagmogram
    EOG          electro-oculogram
    EPP          erythropoietic protoporphyria
    ERG          electroretinogram
    FAO          Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
    gamma-GT     gamma glutamyl transforase
    GOT          see SGOT
    GPT          see SGPT
    h            hour
    Hb           hemoglobin
    HDL          high density lipoprotein
    HPLC         high pressure liquid chromatography
    i.m.         intramuscular
    i.p.         intraperitoneal
    IARC         International Agency for Research on Cancer
    IPCS         International Programme on Chemical Safety
    i.v.         intravenous
    JECFA        Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives
    LC50         lethal concentration, median
    LD50         lethal dose, median
    LDL          low density lipoprotein
    MCV          mean cell volume
    NADH         nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (reduced)
    NADPH        nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate (reduced)
    NOEL         no-observed-effect level
    PC           phosphatityl choline
    PCB          polychlorinated biphenyl
    PCV          packed cell volume (haematocrit)
    PERG         pattern electroretinogram
    PMTDI        provisional maximum tolerable daily intake
    p.o.         per os

    ppm          parts per million
    PTWI         provisional tolerable weekly intake
    RBC          red blood cell (erythrocyte count)
    SAP          serum alkaline phosphatase
    s.c.         subcutaneous
    SCE          sister chromatid exchange
    SGOT         serum glutamate-oxaloacetate transaminase
    SGPT         serum glutamate-pyruvate transaminase
    SH           sulfhydral
    TLC          thin layer chromatography
    UDS          unscheduled DNA synthesis
    UV           ultraviolet
    VLDL         very low density lipoprotein
    WBC          white blood cell (total leukocyte count)
    WHO          World Health Organization





















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       Toxicological Abbreviations