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POUSSIERES FINES RESPIRABLES [1 record]

Record 1 1990-01-31

English

Subject field(s)
  • Air Pollution
  • Occupational Health and Safety
OBS

"respirable": Of a size small enough to be inhaled deep into the lung.

OBS

See also "respirable", "airborne particles", "airborne dust", "respirable suspended particulates" and "particulate matter" in Termium.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Pollution de l'air
  • Santé et sécurité au travail
OBS

Ces expressions sont quelque peu redondantes. Pour être inhalables, c'est-à-dire susceptibles de se déposer sur les poumons, les particules (de poussière, habituellement) doivent absolument être de petite dimension.

Spanish

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