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A method for determining the dermal toxicity of pesticides
  1. Diana N. Noakes,
  2. D. M. Sanderson
  1. Chesterford Park Research Station, Fisons Pest Control Limited, Saffron Walden, Essex


    Noakes, D. N., and Sanderson, D. M. (1969).Brit. J. industr. Med.,26, 59-64. A method for determining the dermal toxicity of pesticides. A method is described for the measurement of the percutaneous LD50 of a pesticide, using the laboratory rat as a test animal. The results obtained by this method on a selection of pesticide chemicals are tabulated and discussed. The reproducibility of the method was validated by a collaborative study with five other laboratories.

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