National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for Cinnamaldehyde (N89208)


Specific Substances: Cinnamaldehyde

Nomination Date: 01/00/1989

Nominator: FDA

Rationale: Concern about possible carcinogenicity of the cinnamyl moiety and importance of cinnamaldehyde as a flavor ingredient in food; high production; high consumption; significant human exposure

NTP Principles: Pre 1993 - 3, 8

Status: Unknown

Agents and Status

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CASRN: 104-55-2

Agent Name: Cinnamaldehyde

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