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WHO FOOD ADDITIVES SERIES: 49

Toxicological evaluation of certain
veterinary drug residues in food

ANNEX 2

ABBREVIATIONS USED IN THE MONOGRAPHS

ADI

acceptable daily intake

ATP

adenosine triphosphate

bw

body weight

CFU

colony-forming units

F0

parental generation

F1

first filial generation

F2

second filial generation

FA

available fraction of the dose

FAO

Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations

GLP

good laboratory practice

IPCS

International Programme on Chemical Safety

JECFA

Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives

LD50

median lethal dose

LOEL

lowest-observed-effect level

MBC

minimum bactericidal concentration

MCC

mass of colonic contents

MIC

minimum inhibitory concentration

MNNG

N-methyl-N-nitro-N-nitrosoguanidine

NAD

nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide

NOEC

no-observed-effect concentration

NOEL

no-observed-effect level

QA

quality assurance

RfD

reference dose

RT-PCS

reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction

S9

9000 g microsomal frcation of rat liver

SF

safety factor

WHO

World Health Organization

w/v

weight per volume




















    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations