Acute definition

Acute means posing an immediate risk to human health.
Acute means symptoms that are severe and have a rapid onset and a short course;
Acute means a single radiation dose or chemical exposure event or multiple radiation dose or chemical exposure events occurring within a short time (24 hours or less).

Examples of Acute in a sentence

  • Acute toxicityBased on available data, the classification criteria are not met.

  • For more information see section 3.B- Inhalation (acute effect):- Acute toxicity : Based on available data, the classification criteria are not met, as it does not contain substances classified as dangerous for inhalation.

  • Acute inhalation toxicity:Remarks: Based on available data, the classification criteriaare not met.

  • Laboratory method using diffusive samplers, solvent desorption and gas chromatographyMDHS 96 Volatile organic compounds in air - Laboratory method using pumped solid sorbent tubes, solvent desorption and gas chromatography Derived No Effect Level (DNEL) No information available Route of exposure Acute effects (local)Acute effects (systemic)Chronic effects (local)Chronic effects (systemic)Oral Dermal Inhalation Predicted No Effect Concentration (PNEC)No information available.

  • Acute toxicity: No data available.Skin corrosion/irritation: No data available.Serious eye damage/irritation: No data available.Respiratory or skin sensitisation: No data available.Germ cell mutagenicity: No data available.Carcinogenicity: No data available.Reproductive toxicity: No data available.STOT single exposure: No data available.STOT repeated exposure: No data available.Aspiration hazard: No data available.


More Definitions of Acute

Acute means a condition, diagnosis, or illness with a sudden onset and that is of short duration.
Acute as used in this part, means a single radiation dose or multiple radiation dose occurring within a short time (24 hours or less).
Acute means radiation dose(s) or chemical exposure(s) occurring within a short period of time (24 hours or less).
Acute means measurements of biological effects using surface sediment bioassays conducted for time periods that are relatively short in comparison to the life cycle of the test organism. Acute effects may include mortality, larval abnormality, or other endpoints determined appropriate by the department.