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Results for Chlorpyrifos

Dimished foraging ability, and altered food recognition and food position learning, in females

Subjects: Swiss Webster mice

Chemical: Chlorpyrifos

Low doses tested: 1.0 or 5.0 mg/kg bw/d

Route of administration: dissolved in DMSO and injected subcutaneously

Exposure duration: gestational day 17 – gestational day 20 (comparable to human prenatal development from approximately day 1 of week 8 to day 1 of week 16)

Age of measurement: birth through adulthood

Reference [PubMed Link]
Haviland JA, Butz DE, Porter WP. 2010. Long-term sex selective hormonal and behavior alterations in mice exposed to low doses of chlorpyrifos in utero. Reprod Toxicol 29(1):74-79.