Accession Number:

ADA171598

Title:

HMX: Acute Toxicity Tests in Laboratory Animals.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jun 80-Jan 81,

Corporate Author:

INVERESK RESEARCH INTERNATIONAL LTD MUSSELBURGH (SCOTLAND)

Report Date:

1985-07-30

Pagination or Media Count:

204.0

Abstract:

The US Army requires information on the acute toxicity potential of Octahydro-1,3,5,7-tetranitro-1,3,5,7-tetrazocine HMX by oral, dermal and intravenous jroutes. In addition data on the acute skin and eye irritancy and skin sensitisation potentials of HMX are required. This report gives details of the following tests performed on HMX to meet these requirements. Acute Oral Toxicity LD50 Test in Rats. Acute Oral Toxicity LD50 Test in Mice. Acute Oral Toxicity in Rabbits Dose Ranging. Acute Dermal Toxicity LD50 in Rats. Acute Dermal Toxicity LD50 in Rabbits. Intravenous Toxicity LD50 in Rats. Intravenous Toxicity in Rabbits Dose Ranging. Primary Skin Irritation Test in Rabbits. Eye Irritation HMX 60 ww in distilled water in Rabbits. Eye Irritation dried HMX in Rabbits. Allergenic Potential in Guinea Pigs Magnusson-Kligman Maximisation Test.

Subject Categories:

  • Toxicology
  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE