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What does COC stand for?

COC stands for Contaminant of Concern

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The section on fish consumption references studies that I and my colleagues have conducted on contaminants in farmed salmon, and mistakenly states that dioxins are the major contaminant of concern, whereas it is polychlorinated biphenyls, dieldrin, and toxaphene, not dioxin, that drive the fish consumption advisories.
Consumers should buy filters proven to specifically remove a contaminant of concern (such as arsenic) and should choose filters certified by an independent group such as NSF International.
In summary, through the process of elimination, the number of potential sites for inclusion in a given subregistry is gradually reduced, resulting in the identification of sites with the most complete exposure assessment information for the contaminant of concern.