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toxicity

[täk′sis·əd·ē]
(pharmacology)
The quality of being toxic.
The kind and amount of poison or toxin produced by a microorganism, or possessed by a chemical substance not of biological origin.
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Methods for measuring the acute toxicity of effluents and receiving waters to freshwater and marine organisms.
This suggested that the MECB did not induce acute toxicity at the dose tested.
TG 203 (OECD 1992) for acute toxicity to fish, TG 425 or TG 403 for acute mammalian toxicity, TG 421 for developmental and/or reproductive toxicity, TG 422 for repeated dose along with developmental and/or reproductive toxicity, and TG 473 for CAD] (Table 2).
This does not cause an increase in late toxicity, although it may be associated with an increase in acute toxicity, which can be actively managed and also minimised through careful planning of radiation administration.
Without directly addressing the considerable "margin of safety" Newton wants to associate with exposure to pesticides such as 2,4,-D and 2,4,5-T, it is interesting that the only mechanism of toxicity his commentary endeavors to consider worthy of our concern is that of acute toxicity.
Acute toxicity studies were performed using hydroethanolic extract of Hybanthus enneaspermus according to OECD-423 guidelines.
Rates of acute toxicity were higher with BEACOPP versus ABVD (73.
Addition of an informative appendix showing an example of the calculation of the acute toxicity exposure limit and refrigerant concentration limit for a refrigerant blend
Through its proposed and final test rules on HPV chemicals, EPA seeks to obtain basic environmental fate, eco-toxicity, acute toxicity, genetic toxicity, repeated-dose toxicity, and developmental and reproductive toxicity data so it can determine whether the chemicals could harm human health or the environment.
Topics include: estimating acute toxicity, toxicity adjustment, acute-to-chronic estimation, and hazard assessment.
Abstract: Combustion gases generated during fires (whether or not flame retardants are present) that contribute to acute toxicity include CO, HCN, HCl, and acrolein.
DDT has low acute toxicity to mammals and most bird species.

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