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in field-based situations. Assumptions are made in the FEAT, some of them approximate.
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help to prioritize activities of relief and risk management teams, but cannot provide
definitive scientific assessments or analysis. For example, FEAT cannot provide exact
impact perimeters. Exact results will depend on individual cases and conditions. Users
will need to set priorities based on actual field situations, which may differ from those
FEAT is intended as guidance material only, and is not to be regarded as binding
international regulation or legislation. FEAT does not reflect nor replace nor supersede
national, regional or international legislation, regulations or policies. FEAT data have been
derived from recognized scientific databanks of international authorities or institutions
in good faith and on basis of information available at the date of publication. Resources
include amongst others the European Chemicals Agency, UNECE Industrial Accidents
Convention Directives and the US Environmental Protection Agency.
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