Theoretical Maximum Residue Contribution

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The theoretical maximum amount of a pesticide in the daily diet of an average person. It assumes that the diet is composed of all food items for which there are tolerance-level residues of the pesticide. The TMRC is expressed as milligrams of pesticide/kilograms of body weight/day.

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Maximum Acceptable Toxic Concentration   Maximum Available Control Technology MACT   Maximum Contaminant Level   Maximum Contaminant Level Goal MCLG   Maximum Exposure Range   Maximum Residue Level   Maximum Tolerated Dose   Reasonable Maximum Exposure   Recommended Maximum Contaminant Level RMCL   Residue   
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