Teratology evaluation of methyl tertiary butyl ether in rats and mice.

@article{Conaway1985TeratologyEO,
  title={Teratology evaluation of methyl tertiary butyl ether in rats and mice.},
  author={C. Clifford Conaway and Raymond E Schroeder and Natalie Snyder},
  journal={Journal of toxicology and environmental health},
  year={1985},
  volume={16 6},
  pages={797-809}
}
Mated CD Sprague-Dawley rats and CD-1 mice were exposed during the period of organogenesis to target concentrations of 0, 250, 1000, and 2500 ppm methyl t-butyl ether (MTBE). None of the control or test-group animals died during the treatment or posttreatment periods. Females were sacrificed on d 20 (rats) or d 18 (mice). No adverse effects of treatment were reflected in maternal parameters of body weight, water consumption, or liver weight or in physical examination data for either species… CONTINUE READING