Scientific Review of Methyleugenol
Status: Listed in the Report on Carcinogens (RoC)
Primary Uses or Exposures: Methyleugenol is a flavoring agent in jellies, baked goods, nonalcoholic beverages, chewing gum, candy, pudding, relish, and ice cream; and it has been used as an anesthetic in rodents. It also is used as an insect attractant in combination with insecticides.
- Appendix A: NTP (2000). Technical Report on the Toxicology and Carcinogenesis Studies of Methyleugenol in F344/N Rats and B6C3F1 Mice (Gavage Studies), NTP TR 491. pp 1-97.
- NTP Board of Scientific Counselors RoC Subcommittee Meeting (December 13–15, 2000)
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