The weeks shown in color represent the start and end points of chemical exposure for each study.
|Study Results||Study Details||References|
Results for Phthalates (DBP)Decreased frequency of grooming at 0.01 mg/kg
Subjects: Sprague-Dawley rats
Chemical: Phthalates (DBP)
Low doses tested: 0.01 or 1.0 mg/kg bw/d
Route of administration: dissolved in sesame oil and delivered in feed
Exposure duration: gestational day 8 – gestational day 22 (comparable to human prenatal development from approximately day 1 of week 2 to day 1 of week 18)
Age of measurement: birth through 4 weeks of age
|Reference [PubMed Link]
Hoshi H, Ohtsuka T. 2009. Adult Rats Exposed to Low-Doses of Di-n-Butyl Phthalate During Gestation Exhibit Decreased Grooming Behavior. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 83(1):62-66.