Data pp 239-244 | Cite as

Time to Death and Type of Death in Mice Receiving Various Doses of Red Dye No. 40

  • D. F. Andrews
  • A. M. Herzberg
Part of the Springer Series in Statistics book series (SSS)


A lifetime feeding experiment involving 400 mice was undertaken in 1976 to assess the carcinogenicity of FD&C Red No. 40, Red 40, a colour additive widely used in foods in the U.S. For each sex, fifty mice were allocated to each of four groups, a control group and three dose level groups of Red 40.




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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. F. Andrews
    • 1
  • A. M. Herzberg
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of StatisticsUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsImperial College of Science and TechnologyLondonUK

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