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
Agents and Status
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Agent Name: Sodium benzoate