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E1674-95 Standard Test Method for Cardiac Sensitization Study on Dogs

Copyright 1997 AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR TESTING AND MATERIALS, West Conshohocken, PA. All rights reserved.

1. Scope

1.1 This test method covers an inhalation procedure to investigate the cardiac sensitization of volatile chlorinated hydrocarbons and other volatile solvents.

1.2 This test method is primarily a screening tool. The procedure does permit a rank order of the sensitization potential of the compounds tested, but is not recommended for establishing significant effect levels.

1.3 This test method assumes that the user is knowledgeable in mammalian toxicology, electrocardiography with animals and other pertinent areas, and relies heavily on the judgment of the investigator.

1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use

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