Nomination Summary for Thujone (N98011)
Nominated Substances: alpha-Thujone, alpha/beta Thujone mixture
Nomination Date: 02/28/1998
Rationale: Thujone was identified through a review of direct food additives given "GRAS" status by the FDA. Although thujone has known toxicity that has caused it to be banned from some products, 24 direct food additives in the FDA Priority-Based Assessment of Food Additives contain thujone. It has the potential for widespread consumer and worker exposure.
Agents and Status
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Agent Name: alpha-Thujone
Agent Name: alpha/beta Thujone mixture