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EC number: 267-956-0
CAS number: 67953-76-8
Total litter losses occurred very rarely throughout the study and they showed no relationship to dosage of the test substance. Only two litters approached being totally lost in all test groups. One incident occurred in the untreated controls in which two to three implants in one female were dead and another occurred in the high dose group in which only one of five implants was alive at necropsy. Both litter losses originated during the third week of mating and were attributed to a malfunction in the individual animals and therefore were not considered test-related.
The number of deaths in females mated with males given the test substance did not differ significantly from those in concurrent controls for any of the mating periods.
Mating performance of all test groups compared favorably with the controls. As in the examination of individual female data, individual poor performance of the sire which was not test related could easily be detected. For example one male in the mid test group failed to impregnate a female until the fifth week of mating. In the final two weeks of the study, three of the four females mated with this male mouse conceived but only carried an average of six implants per pregnancy. The average number of implants for the rest of the group was 8.9 for the entire study and 9.0 for all other sires combined during the same two weeks of mating. The fact that eighteen implants sired by the male mouse mentioned above produced no fetal deaths provides additional evidence supporting the decision that the performance of this male was not test related.
When it came to conception rates, implants and fetal mortality, little variation occurred between test groups and controls for any of the parameters measured.
The mutagenic index was measured. It was a calculation based on two independent variables, fetal deaths and total implants, used as a convenient comparison of group to group performance. No significant differences (P= 0.05. D.F=1) were found when test group mutagenic indices were compared to either the vehicle or untreated controls.
Phosphonic acid, P,'-(1 -hydroxyethylidene)bis-,sodium salt was administered orally (0.25 ml volumes) to male mice of the C3D2F1/J strain at three dose levels (1000, 200 and 20 mg/kg) for five consecutive days. The study also included a vehicle control (water) and an untreated group. 20 mice were assigned to each group.
Immediately following treatment, each male was caged with two untreated females for a period seven days and with two fresh females the following week. This procedure was continued for a total of six weeks, thereby encompassing the entire spermatogenic cycle of the mouse, which was purported to be 35 days.
Consequently, each male was mated to twelve females over a six-week period: A total of 240 matings per dose group
On day 13 or 14 of gestation (as measured from the mid-week of presumptive mating), the females were sacrificed. Total implants, resorptions and dead embryos were enumerated and recorded.
Various parameters such as average number of implants per female, average number of fetal deaths/female, fetal deaths per sire, and percent pregnancy per group were subjected to statistical analysis.
The test substance produced data that were not significantly different from control values in conception rates, total implant averages, fetal death averages, resorption percentage and mutagenic indices.
Therefore, the test substance was considered to be non-mutagenic when administered orally at maximum tolerated doses in the test system employed.
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