acute toxicity


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acute toxicity

A generic term for any illness caused by a single exposure to a toxic substance.

acute toxicity

Pharmacology Illness caused by a single exposure to a toxic substance
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Hollert, "Diuron and diazinon alter the behavior of zebrafish embryos and larvae in the absence of acute toxicity," Chemosphere, vol.
5(b)), meaning that this method could efficiently reduce the acute toxicity of the dye.
Associated hazards include: acute toxicity, liver toxicity, kidney toxicity, reproductive /developmental toxicity, neurotoxicity, immunotoxicity and sensitization.
In this context, our work aimed to compare the anti-inflammatory activity and acute toxicity of UA incorporated in Poly-[epsilon]-Caprolactone (PLC) microspheres (UA-micro) and free UA.
Conclusion: The acute toxicity study indicated that GFC treatment, at selected doses given orally and intraperitoneally, showed relatively low risk of toxicity in all test animals, suggesting that it is safe for further investigation.
In acute toxicity studies the given doses of the MFME were found non toxic.
In acute toxicity study, the test drug PCC up to single oral dose of 2000 mg/kg b.w.
Figure 3 illustrates the acute toxicity of phenylhydrazine in group 2 animals.
A control group was established for acute toxicity tests, all in triplicate, with three fish per rehearsal on 1.0 g [L.sup.-1] max density (ABNT, 2004).

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