March 05, 2003
LD50 test

learned something new today. Which wasn't a sure thing.
"What does LD50 mean?
LD stands for "Lethal Dose". LD50 is the amount of a material, given all at once, which causes the death of 50% (one half) of a group of test animals. The LD50 is one way to measure the short-term poisoning potential (acute toxicity) of a material."
jargon watchers make note. Fifty american cents for ID'ing the source of this knowledge, and I don't mean the link above.

Posted by dbrown at March 05, 2003 11:00 PM
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http://www.buav.org/pdfs/ld50.pdf

Posted by: Kio on March 6, 2003 02:06 PM
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