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Receiving of statutory works 2015

The receiving of our 4 statutory works took place at the Institute of Industrial Organic Chemistry, Branch Pszczyna on January 29, 2016. The works concerned the following topics:

  1. The use of tests on Hydra attenuate and Brachydanio rerio for teratogenic study of plant protection products with varying degrees of teratogenic action
    Study director: Robert Sornat
  2. The correlation between the assessment of the degree of fluorescein retention and the degree of cornea opacity with histopathological changes of the cornea in the Isolated Chicken Eye Test as improvement of the ICE Classification included in the OECD Guideline No. 438.
    Study director: Katarzyna Gruszka, MSc
  3. Extension of the histopathological evaluation of the chicken cornea in the Isolated Chicken Eye Test (ICE)
    Study director: Agnieszka Drzewiecka
  4. Validation of the microplate format mutagenicity assay on the basis of positive controls for each strain from the Ames MPF Penta I test.
    Study director: Katarzyna Gruszka, MSc


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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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