A toxicokinetic study of inhaled ethylene glycol monomethyl ether (2-ME) and validation of a physiologically based pharmacokinetic model for the pregnant rat and human.

Abstract

Exposures to sufficiently high doses of ethylene glycol monomethyl ether (2-methoxyethanol, 2-ME) have been found to produce developmental effects in rodents and nonhuman primates. The acetic acid metabolite of 2-ME, 2-methoxyacetic acid (2-MAA), is the likely toxicant, and, as such, an understanding of the kinetics of 2-MAA is important when assessing the… (More)

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