contamination


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contamination

A condition of impurity resulting from mixture with a foreign substance.

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Depending on the location of the contamination, coupled with knowledge of the specific assembly process, additional analytical tools may be required to determine if organics or metals are present within the contamination sample.
This reflects the large number of contamination sites (33.
called Friday for the Energy Department to beef up its cleanup plan and acknowledge that contamination has spread off the site - particularly as the new housing projects are proposed for the area.
An outbreak of Shigella dysenteriae type 2 among laboratory workers due to intentional food contamination.
Lenders are also given further assurances under state law that they will not be liable for contamination when they must foreclose on a contaminated property.
It's also important to check resin feed tubes, blenders, feeders, hoppers, and other bulk-handling hardware for fines, streamers, or contamination from other plastics.
Harrison said the product-recall and contamination insurance market produces $100 million annually in premium.
Knight says otherwise: "The zero tolerance for fecal contamination is for visible fecal--if you saw visible fecal contamination.
In fact, Dufour notes, EPA published recommendations a decade ago arguing that, for regulatory purposes, fecal strep-also known as enterococci-are the best indicator of fecal contamination.
Feed isn't the only source of salmonella contamination.
The Auburn contamination incident caught the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission and New York state hazardous materials monitoring and safety agencies by surprise.
90-8 This EITF issue, Capitalization of Costs to Treat Environmental Contamination, is expected to affect corporations with increasing frequency as they incur costs to remove, contain, neutralize or prevent existing or future environmental contamination (environmental contamination treatment costs).

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