"Dioxin" (TCDD = 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin):

structural diagram of dioxin

Data from article in Scientific American, February 1986.

Organism LD50(micrograms/kg)
Guinea pig (male) 0.6
Guinea pig (female) 2.1
Rabbit 115
Monkey (female) <70
Rat (male) 22
Rat (female) 45-500
Mouse (male) <150
Dog (male) 30-300
Dog (female) >100
Frog 1,000
Hamster 1,157

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ethylene glycol metabolism diagram

Last modified 11 March 2010

© RA Paselk 2001