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Hazardous Waste Engineering Dose-Response Curves Chemical B and Chemical A are both non-carcinogens since they have a threshold dose for which below no response is found. Chemical A is more toxic than Chemical B because the threshold as well as the LD50 dose for Chemical A is much lower than that of Chemical B. Chemical C is a carcinogen because it has no threshold dose level.
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Unformatted text preview: However, despite the fact that it has no threshold, its LD50 value is above Chemical As but below Chemical B, meaning that overall Chemical A is the most toxic, Chemical B least toxic and Chemical C is in-between....
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course ENVIRONMEN 570.423 taught by Professor Alavi during the Spring '08 term at Johns Hopkins.

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