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Agricultural chemicals

Includes chemicals designed for agricultural use for protection of crops from fungus and insects, as well as for the growth and protection of plants.

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benchmark response (BMR)

Agricultural chemicals; Pesticides

A designated level or percent of response relative to the control level of response used in calculating a BMD.

best management practices (BMP)

Agricultural chemicals; Pesticides

Procedures or controls other than effluent limitations to prevent or reduce pollution of surface water (includes runoff control, spill prevention, and operating procedures).


Agricultural chemicals; Pesticides

Benchmark Dose associated with a 10% response adjusted for background. For example, these BMD(10) values are doses expected to produce a 10% reduction in brain cholinesterase ...

comparative effect level (CEL)

Agricultural chemicals; Pesticides

Dose by which potency of chemicals may be compared; e.g. the dose causing a maximum of 15% cholinesterase inhibition.

confidential business information (CBI)

Agricultural chemicals; Pesticides

Information that contains trade secrets, commercial or financial information, or other information that has been claimed as confidential by the submitter.


Agricultural chemicals; Pesticides

The connection and piping through which gases enter and exit a piece of equipment.


Agricultural chemicals; Pesticides

Any substance which evaporates quickly.