How much was consumed to get the effect? Selection of critical data set Identification of a NOAEL or LOAEL Application of an Uncertainty Factor Determination of the UL
Exposure Assessment (Dietary Intake)
Range and distribution of intakes within the human populations of interest
Estimation of the percent of the population with chronic intakes greater than the UL Determination of how much above the UL such excess intakes are
Decisions by policy makers about what to recommend to manage the risk
Figure 7 Steps in a model of risk assessment for nutrients.
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