Abbreviations and acronyms

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E

Name Description Related terms
E/Z
Geometric isomer classification
EAFI
export animal feed interval
EAGAR
Expert Advisory Group on Antimicrobial Resistance
EARS
Electronic Application Registration System

EbC50

Concentration at which the biomass of 50 percent of the test population is impacted

EC
APVMA formulation type code for emulsifiable concentrate
EC Number
Enzyme Commission number

EC50

The concentration of a test substance that results in half the maximal response

ECETOC
European Centre for Ecotoxicology and Toxicology of Chemicals
EDB
ethylene dibromide
EDI
estimated daily intake
EDRMS
Electronic Document and Records Management System
EDTA
ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid
EEC
European Economic Community
EEC

estimated environmental concentration

EFSA
European Food Safety Authority
EFTA
European Free Trade Association
EG
APVMA formulation type code for emulsifiable granule
EGI
export grazing interval
EHC
Environmental Health Criteria (World Health Organization)
EHI
export harvest interval
EI
export interval
ELISA
enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
ELS
early life stage
EM
APVMA formulation type code for emulsion
EMA
European Medicines Agency (or European Agency for the Evaluation of Medicinal Products)
EMDA
estimated maximum daily intake
EP
APVMA formulation type code for emulsifiable powder
EPA (US)

(United States) Environmental Protection Agency

EPHC
Environment Protection and Heritage Council
EPPO
The European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization
EqP
equilibrium partitioning

ErC50

Concentration at which the rate of growth of 50 per cent of the test population is impacted

ERP
egg reappearance period (a pasture contamination management tool used for equine strongyles)
ES
APVMA formulation type code for emulsion for seed treatment
ESD
Emission Scenario Document
ESI
export slaughter interval
EST
Emission Scenario Document
EU
European Union
EUDRA
European Union Drug Regulatory Authorities
EUP
end-use product
EURACHEM
A collaborative European working group with the objective of establishing a system for the traceability of chemical measurements and promotion of good quality practices
EuroFIR
European Food Information Resource Network
EUSES
European Union System for the Evaluation of Substances