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Table 1 Relative Organ Weight (%) of Rats Exposed to CD Gas for 6 Months

From: Six-month low level chlorine dioxide gas inhalation toxicity study with two-week recovery period in rats

Group Control Low High
Organ Male Female Male Female Male Female
Brain 0.36 ± 0.05 0.60 ± 0.06 0.34 ± 0.02 0.59 ± 0.04 0.38 ± 0.06 0.64 ± 0.07
Liver 2.50 ± 0.20 2.46 ± 0.19 2.43 ± 0.28 2.47 ± 0.15 2.47 ± 0.15 2.43 ± 0.26
Spleen 0.13 ± 0.01 0.17 ± 0.02 0.13 ± 0.01 0.16 ± 0.01 0.13 ± 0.01 0.16 ± 0.03
Adrenal gland (right) 0.01 ± 0.00 0.01 ± 0.00 0.01 ± 0.00 0.01 ± 0.00 0.01 ± 0.00 0.01 ± 0.00
Adrenal gland (left) 0.01 ± 0.00 0.01 ± 0.00 0.01 ± 0.00 0.01 ± 0.00 0.01 ± 0.00 0.01 ± 0.00
Testis (right) 0.29 ± 0.04   0.28 ± 0.05   0.32 ± 0.04  
Testis (left) 0.30 ± 0.04   0.30 ± 0.02   0.32 ± 0.05  
Ovary (right)   0.02 ± 0.01   0.01 ± 0.01   0.02 ± 0.01
Ovary (left)   0.02 ± 0.00   0.01 ± 0.01   0.02 ± 0.01
  1. Each value represents mean ± standard deviation of 10 rats