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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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The objective of this study was to determine the acute toxicity (LC (I)50;96h) and assess the variables of water quality during the test of glyphosate in the Rodeo[R] formulation, of Aterbane[R] BR surfactant and the mixtures of glyphosate + 0.
Organic matter (OM in % dry wt) content and pH of artificial soils used in the central composite design Acute toxicity of cadmium to Paronychiurus kami expressed as 28-day median lethal concentration ([LC.
Thus, because the compounds tested are widely applied around the world in soybean, wheat and corn cultures or other agricultural activities and since the Heptapteridae family represents an important fish family cultivated all over the world, the data on acute toxicity here presented might be useful to study the effects on several biochemical, hematological, immunological and physiological parameters of fish during acute or long term exposure with sub lethal doses of these products.
Restricted-use pesticides have a high acute toxicity or pose a significant environmental risk because of their persistence or tendency to leach.
PCBs were widely used in electrical equipment, in dye and plastic manufacture, and in numerous other industrial processes until production was phased out in 1977 due to their acute toxicity and environmental persistence.
Tempo[R] SC Ultra is composed of the active ingredient cyfluthrin as well as crystalline silica and the solvents, xylene, ethyl benzene, and trimethyl benzene which do not appear to affect acute toxicity (Cox 1994).
To determine the impact of heavy metals on dragonfly larvae, acute toxicity tests were conducted in the laboratory.
This study investigates the acute toxicity effect of the Hg on routine metabolism and ammonium excretion of Farfantepenaeus brasileiensis, an eurihalinic and eurithermic shrimp, an important commercially exploited species in Brazil.
Mammalian acute toxicity studies were done using the VIPA3 toxin produced in bacteria, not the toxin produced in modified corn or cotton.
5]) (36%), soluble chemical oxygen demand (SCOD) (38%), acute toxicity (91%), and sterols (100%).
Malathion is an organophosphate insecticide that is classified as an acute toxicity category III compound *.

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