90-Day Feeding Study in Rats with Chemical Decontaminant DS-2
Toxicological study Apr 1987-May 1990
ARMY ENVIRONMENTAL HYGIENE AGENCY ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD
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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.
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