Definitions for "Critical Limit"
Keywords:  ccp, criterion, hazard, occurrence, met
Means the maximum or minimum to which a hazard must be controlled at a critical control point to prevent or eliminate the hazard or reduce the hazard to an acceptable level.
a value which delimits acceptability from non-acceptability for which the safety of the product may be compromised. Critical limits are different from control limits or specification limits. Control limits indicate what the process is capable of delivering and are tighter than specification limits which are in turn tighter than critical limits.
Maximum and minimum levels at which a hazard must be controlled at a CCP to prevent, eliminate or reduce the occurrence of a food safety hazard.