Effects of methyl benzimidazolecarbamate during early pregnancy in the rat.


Methyl 2-benzimidizolecarbamate (MBC), an agricultural fungicide, and its parent compound benomyl have adverse reproductive effects on male rats and exhibit embryotoxicity, including teratogenicity, when administered to rats during mid to late pregnancy. This study was designed to assess potential maternal effects of MBC during early pregnancy, to… (More)