Contamination

Meaning, Term, and Glossary Definition - What is Contamination?

Introduction into water, air, and soil of microorganisms, chemicals, toxic substances, wastes, or wastewater in a concentration that makes the medium unfit for its next intended use. Also applies to surfaces of objects, buildings, and various household and agricultural use products.

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Contamination Source Inventory   Cross Contamination   Decontamination   Significant Potential Source of Contamination   
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