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    Threshold / NOEL Levels of Chemical Toxins

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    The threshold/NOEL level found for a particular chemical from animal studies is 0.006 mg/kg body weight per day. The only source for the chemical is freshwater fish, where it occurs at an average level of 0.2 ppm. What is the maximum average daily consumption(g) of such fish that would keep exposure level below the ADI or RfD for the compound?

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    This solution shows step-by-step calculations to determine the probability of the threshold/NOEL levels of chemical toxins. All equations and workings are shown with justifications.