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Glossary

Activity report

Actor

All manufacturers and/or importers and/or downstream users in a supply chain (REACH).

ADI

Acceptable daily intake (ADI) is a measure of the amount of a specific substance usually a food additive that can be ingested on a daily basis over a lifetime without an appreciable health risk.

Agrar

referring to agriculture.

Allergen

allergy-causing agent.

Alloy

A metallic solid solution composed of two or more elements and combined in such a way that they are not readily separable in a mechanical way.

AMAP

Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme

Amendment regulation

Regulations amending previously issued regulations.

Antifouling products

Chemical products preventing growth of aquatic organisms on vessels and ships.

Antropogene

Produced by man or caused by human actions.

AOEL

Acceptable Operator Exporsure Level. Means an exposure scenario covering a wide range of processes or uses, where the processes or uses are communicated, as a minimum, in terms of the brief general description of use.

ARM

Accelerated Risk Management.

Article

Article means an object which during production is given a specific shape, surface or design which determines its function to a greater degree than does its chemical composition. (REACH)

ASEAN

Association of Southeast Asian Nations

ASEF

Asia-Europe Environment Forum

ASEM

Asia-Europe Meeting.

ASP

Africa Stockpile Programme