Glossary Term: Regulatory Management

ACGIH

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH), US, is an organization that established exposure limits for substances.

Action Phrase

Action phrases (verbs) replace nouns that describe a type or category of action, and action vector phrases replace the nouns that describe the effects of the actions.

ADN

European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways.

ADR

The ADR comprises regulations for road transport with regard to packaging, load securing, classification, and labeling of dangerous goods.

ANSI

American National Standards Institute.

Auto Ignition Part

The temperature that is required to spontaneously ignite a substance.

Carcinogen

Exposure to this substance can lead to cancer.

CAS

The Chemical Abstracts Service provides information about chemical compounds.

CAS Registry Number (CASRN, RN)

A unique number assigned by Chemical Abstracts Service, a division of the American Chemical Society, and used to retrieve information about a material.

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