Average daily dose

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Term Average daily dose
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Definition Average daily dose

Average daily dose (ADD) - Dose rate averaged over a pathway-specific period of exposure expressed as a daily dose on a per-unit-body-weight basis.

References 1. U.S. EPA.  Integrated Risk Information System. Glossary of Risk Assessment Related Terms, 2005. (http://www.epa.gov/iris/gloss8.htm).

Comments on Term Definition  (sub heading format) Number list of comments which curators should review for potential modification or addition to term defintion. Additional Information The ADD is usually expressed in terms of mg/kg-day or other mass-time units.

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