ANNEX 2

    Abbreviations used in the monographs

    ADI       acceptable daily intake
    AUC       area under the concentration-time curve
    bw        body weight
    Cmax      maximal concentration
    DNA       deoxyribonucleic acid
    FAO       Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations
    F1        first filial generation
    F2        second filial generation
    HPLC      high-performance liquid chromatography
    JECFA     Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives
    LD50      median lethal dose
    NOEL      no-observed-effect level
    WHO       World Health Organization

    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations