Nomination Summary for Sodium benzoate (N20105)

Nominated Substances: Sodium benzoate

Nomination Date: 11/20/2000

Nominator: Private Individual

Rationale: Sodium benzoate is a common food additive which is used as an anti-spoilage agent, especially against molds. As an analog, it might have carcinogenic potential. Because of its widespread use, it could prove to be a health hazard if it is carcinogenic.

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: No Testing


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CASRN: 532-32-1

Agent Name: Sodium benzoate

  • No studies are available.