toxicological study

toxicological study

[‚täk·sə·kə‚läj·ə·kəl ′stəd·ē]
(medicine)
The study of how much poison must be present to produce an effect on animals or plant systems, may also include what type of effect is produced and how it is detected.
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Assessing the human health effect of any given chemical requires careful epidemiological and toxicological study, which has not been conducted for most drinking water contaminants.
2OHOA has successfully passed a complete, ICH directed and GLP-certified toxicological study set-up that has demonstrated the favourable toxicological profile of this compound.
It does challenge MWD's bait and switch tactics of orchestrating statements by them and their down-line distributors of water to individual consumers when MWD knew that the actual drug product that they deliver had never had a toxicological study performed on the health and behavioral effects of its continued use until 2010, much less approval for MWD's perpetuation of absolute health claims.
In 2006, Fornaciari questioned the results of a toxicological study that pointed to arsenic poisoning as the cause of Francesco's death.
1971) carried out a toxicological study in rats and dogs for the detection of chronic toxicity on application of high doses of a combination product with synthetical D,L-kavain (Hapke et al.
BEUC also stated that products are not subjected to an in-depth toxicological study.
The toxicological study is to be conducted by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) and paid for with $500,000 included in the CPSC's fiscal year 1999 appropriation.
Concerned that sea turtles might be affected by this oil, especially off their nesting beaches in the southern United States, the Interior Department commissioned a consortium of research institutions to conduct the first toxicological study of oil's effects on these aquatic reptiles--all of which are either endangered or threatened species.
A twelve-month toxicological study (on mini pigs) was completed during the summer.
The potential effect of hypertension on the manifestation of PM-related cardiovascular effects is supported by a toxicological study conducted in a rat model of hypertension, which demonstrated that [PM.
Cathcart also took issue with the BEUC's statement that products are not subjected to in-depth toxicological study.