National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Scientific Review of Methyleugenol

CASRN 93-15-2
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.

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