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Main Title Analysis of Dow Corning Antifoam A Compound in the Feed Used for Determining the Teratogenic Potential of Polydimethyl-Siloxane in the Rabbit, with Cover Letter dated 04/20/1994.
CORP Author Dow Corning Corp., Midland, MI.; Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Toxic Substances.
Year Published 1994
Report Number OTS-86940001432
Stock Number OTS0558162
Additional Subjects Toxicology; Health effects; Toxic substances; Siloxanes; Silicones; Di-Me; Environmental fate; Monitoring; Laboratory animals; Reproduction/fertility effects; Teratogenicity; Mammals; Rabbits; Oral; Diet; CAS No 63148-62-9; CAS No 67762-90-7
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NTIS OTS0558162 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 05/12/2010
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Abstract
Analysis of DOW CORNING Antifoam A Compound in feed was conducted on three rabbit feed mixtures that were formulated by Ralston Purina with 0.5%, 1.0% and 2.5% DOW CORNING Antifoam A Compound, Food Grade. Four sets of samples were collected. The first set was on the first shipment, the second set was on the second shipment, the third set was at the end of the first shipment, and the fourth set was on feed that had been in the feeder for two days. Each sample was analyzed for composition and distribution of linears and cyclics of the test chemical in the feed. The test results indicate that no significant amounts of DOW CORNING Antifoam A Compound was lost by evaporation during storage or while in the feeders. There was no significant difference in distribution of linears and cyclics between pure DOW CORNING Antifoam A Compound and the DOW CORNING Antifoam A Compound that came from the refrigerated and unrefrigerated feed. Consequently, the results of the study indicate the feed was properly prepared and that the integrity of the feed mixtures was maintained during the study.
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