Abbreviations and acronyms

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P

Name Description Related terms
PAES
Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements
PAH
polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon
PBPK
physiologically-based pharmacokinetics
PBS
Portfolio Budget Statements
PCB
polychlorinated biphenyl
PCRL
Priority Candidate Review List
PDE
permitted daily exposure
pdf
portable document format
PEC
predicted environmental concentration
PEG
polyethylene glycol
PGR
plant growth regulator
pH
a measure of the concentration of hydrogen ions in a substance
Ph Eur
European pharmacopoeia
PHED
Pesticide Handlers Exposure Database (of North America)
PIC
Property Identification Code (of a HGP user)
PIC

Prior Informed Consent

PIC

Pharmaceutical Inspection Convention

PICs Convention
Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade
PIN
Penalty Infringement Notice
pKa
acid dissociation constant

PM10

particulate matter of equal to, or less than, 10 micrometres (µm)—the fraction of particles passing an inlet with a 50 per cent cut-off efficiency at an aerodynamic diameter of 10 µm

PMF
Plant Master File
PMRA
Pest Management Regulatory Agency (Health Canada)
PNEC
predicted no-effect concentration
po
per oral—by the oral cavity
POEM
Predictive Operator Exposure Model (of the United Kingdom)
POP
persistent organic pollutant
POPs Convention
Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants
ppb
parts per billion
PPE
personal protective equipment
ppm
parts per million
PQ
process qualification
PRA
probabilistic risk assessment
PRF
preliminary review findings
PRS
Public Release Summary
PSD
United Kingdom Pesticides Safety Directorate
psi
pounds per square inch
PSPF
Protective Security Policy Framework
PTWI
Provisional Tolerable Weekly Intake (World Health Organization)
PUBCRIS
Public Chemical Registration Information System
PVC
polyvinyl chloride
PVDC
polyvinylidene chloride
PWTAG
Pool Water Treatment Advisory Group (United Kingdom)