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|Main Title||Choosing a percentile of acute dietary exposure as a threshold of regulatory concern.|
|CORP Author||Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Pesticide Programs.|
|Publisher||US Environmental Protection Agency,|
|Additional Subjects||Risk assessment ; Diet ; Food consumption ; Maximum permissible intake ; Ingestion ; Pesticide residues ; Acute exposure ; Dose-response relationships ; Maximum permissible exposure level ; Pesticides ; Chronic exposure ; Statistical analysis ; Monte Carlo method ; Probability ; Mathematical models ; Public health ; Government policies ; US EPA ; DRES(Dietary Risk Evaluation System) ; DEEM(Dietary Exposure Evaluation Model) ; OPP(Office of Pesticide Programs)|
|Collation||39 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm|
This paper discusses how EPA generally applies the statutory safety standard to acute dietary risk assessments as to pesticide residues in foods. Based in part on the comments received, this science policy paper has been revised and is now being issued in its revised format. This revised document explains OPP's policy and details some of the various concerns that have been raised, additional associated public health-related issues, as well as OPP's plans for further evaluation and implementation.