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Reproduction oil does not affect Reproduction oil does not affect Thursday, 29 March 2012 00:00   BOGOTA. Crude oil, gasoline or diesel fuel are not leth... Read more
Hydrocarbons do not cause malformations or affect reproduction of people, said study. Hydrocarbons do not cause malformations or affect reproduction of people, said study. Thursday, 29 March 2012 15:41   Frequent spills by installing illegal to steal fuel val... Read more
STUDY SAYS NO OIL OR DEADLY CAUSE BIRTH DEFECTS.  STUDY SAYS NO OIL OR DEADLY CAUSE BIRTH DEFECTS. Thursday, 29 March 2012 15:41 BOGOTA. Crude oil, gasoline or motor fuel oil are not leth... Read more
Hydrocarbons are not lethal Hydrocarbons are not lethal Thursday, 29 March 2012 15:41 Crude oil, gasoline or diesel fuel are not lethal and does... Read more
Hydrocarbons are not lethal

Crude oil, gasoline or diesel fuel are not lethal and does not cause birth defects or reproductive effects, according to a Colombian oil toxicity in rats Bogotá.La known today in research, three phases, was conducted by experts of the Company Colombiana de Petroleos (Ecopetrol, state) in agreement with the laboratory Inmunopharmos, specialized and internationally certified in toxicity testing. "The results are striking," he told Efe biologist Ricardo Restrepo, a specialist in environmental engineering and environmental chemistry formed by Part of the oil, the team director of the study, whose findings were advanced in oil and gas conference convened in Bogota. Restrepo said the investigation was initiated in 2005 and from the necessity of "establishing exactly what the effects of hydrocarbons in mammals." Frequent spills by installing illegal to steal fuel valves and constant rebel bomb attacks on oil pipelines in the past were evident in the state-owned convenience make this estudio.El biologist explained that the research Wistar rats, albino rodent characterized for docility and easy handling, and which provided a special batch Inmunopharmas, consisting of 1,500 ejemplares.La first phase of the study was acute, with the supply to the high dose rats of oil, which the animal was exposed for fourteen días.En the second investigated the possible effects of these substances in rodent reproduction and in the third, the possibility of malformations. Restrepo said that rats had dermal exposure (on the skin), ingestion (ingestion of pure hydrocarbon with special probes) and a splash in the eyes, in all cases to determine possible effects. "The major conclusion is that hydrocarbons are not lethal, "said the researcher, who noted that this finding makes no argument against the state claims alleged by the death of domestic animals were exposed to hydrocarbons.