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MINIMUM DETECTION LIMIT [1 record]

Record 1 2011-06-23

English

Subject field(s)
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Scientific Measurements and Analyses
  • Occupational Health and Safety
DEF

The smallest amount of a substance which can be detected with any certainty.

CONT

The prevention plan includes a detailed account of the steps to be taken ... to ensure that no worker is exposed to a designated material above the lowest detectable limit or to a health hazard posed by any other controlled product.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Chimie analytique
  • Mesures et analyse (Sciences)
  • Santé et sécurité au travail
DEF

[...] la plus petite quantité pouvant être détectée avec une certaine probabilité d'exactitude.

CONT

Cette notion de quantité minimale détectable permet de caractériser un détecteur indépendamment des conditions d'emploi ou du soluté.

OBS

Les vedettes françaises tirées de SECHR, 1981, p. 41 proviennent de sources françaises dignes de foi.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Química analítica
  • Medición y análisis (Ciencias)
  • Salud y seguridad en el trabajo
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