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New study in offer - Acute Inhalation Toxicity.

New study in offer - Acute Inhalation Toxicity. The Institute of Industrial Organic Chemistry, Branch Pszczyna introduced a new study to its offer, i.e. Acute Inhalation Toxicity based on the OECD Guideline for the Testing of Chemicals No. 403.

The aim of the study is to determine the level of toxicity of test items, i.e. to specify the relationship between the concentration of a given test item and its harmful effects, to assess specific toxic effects and to provide information on toxic activity of test items following an inhalation exposure. The study starts with a limit test.   If the mortality rate is 0%, the study is not continued, whereas if it is higher, a full inhalation toxicity study is conducted. The test item is applied at three different concentrations, including the one used in the limit test in order to estimate the LC50 value.


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1947The Experimental-Research Station of Pesticides of the Azot Chemical Plant in Jaworzno and the Laboratory of Potato Beetle Biology and Control were founded in the place of the former School of Rural Household in Pszczyna.
1951The Experimental-Research Station of Pesticides was transferred to the Institute of Dyes and Semi-Manufactured Articles in Warsaw.
1957The Institute of Industrial Organic Chemistry in Pszczyna was founded as one of four branches of the main Institute of Industrial Organic Chemistry in Warsaw.
1960The following two research departments were founded:
  • Department of Pesticide Biological Effectiveness Evaluation
  • Department of Pesticide Side-Effects.

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