Non-Threshold Contaminants

Non-threshold acting contaminants exhibit effects at virtually all levels of exposure (i.e., any exposure results in some level of risk). Most, but not all carcinogens are generally regarded as non-threshold acting contaminants.


You can calculate an ILCR values using the Risk Calculation Tools.

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