Accession Number:

ADA235945

Title:

90-Day Feeding Study in Rats with Chemical Decontaminant DS-2

Descriptive Note:

Toxicological study Apr 1987-May 1990

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENVIRONMENTAL HYGIENE AGENCY ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Report Date:

1990-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

26.0

Abstract:

A 90-day feeding study was performed with rats to determine the oral toxicity od the Chemical Decontaminant DS-2. Results of this testing indicated severe toxicity at the levels tested, producers death, severe weight loss, reproductive and lung pathology and organ-to-body weight ratios. Recommendations provide for wearing of protective equipment when handling DS-2 following decontamination procedures and development of sampling strategies for determining residual levels at DS-2.

Subject Categories:

  • Toxicology
  • Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE