"Threshold Limit Values" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Standards for limiting worker exposure to airborne contaminants. They are the maximum concentration in air at which it is believed that a particular substance will not produce adverse health effects with repeated daily exposure. It can be a time-weighted average (TLV-TWA), a short-term value (TLV-STEL), or an instantaneous value (TLV-Ceiling). They are expressed either as parts per million (ppm) or milligram per cubic meter (mg/m3).
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Threshold Limit Values" by people in Profiles.
Virji MA, Woskie SR, Pepper LD. Task-based lead exposures and work site characteristics of bridge surface preparation and painting contractors. J Occup Environ Hyg. 2009 Feb; 6(2):99-112.
Calabrese EJ, Stanek EJ, Nascarella MA, Hoffmann GR. Hormesis predicts low-dose responses better than threshold models. Int J Toxicol. 2008 Sep-Oct; 27(5):369-78.