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Toxicologic evaluation of pyrethroid insecticide supermethrin in rabbits end pheasants

NEUSCHL J, KACMAR P, PORACOVA J
Veterinarni Medicina 40, 1995, 383-386

Basic information about a toxicologic hazard of the pyrethroid supermethrin (Research Institute of Chemical Technology, Bratislava) is presented in this paper for the conditions of acute intoxication in rabbits and pheasants and in the conditions of subacute intoxication in pheasants. The insecticide supermethrin under observation contains a cyanide groups in its molecule and can be included in the group of type II pyrethroids comprising among other substances also cypermethrin. Supermethrin is an analog of the latter and it has a different proportion of cis- and trans-isomers. At acute intoxication, supermethrin was applied to adult rabbits at doses of 2,000


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