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Some Toxic Effects of Dieldrin in Rats
  1. J. M. Barnes,
  2. D. F. Heath
  1. Toxicology Research Unit, Medical Research Council Laboratories, Carshalton, Surrey


    The oral toxicity of dieldrin in rats depends upon its concentration in the vehicle (arachis oil). It is increased by a previous restriction of diet, leading to a loss of weight. Two equal doses given within three weeks of each other are more toxic than the sum of the two given as a single dose.

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