Publications from the Carcinogenic Potency Project


Food Chemical Risk Analysis, David R. Tennant, ed., New York: Chapman and Hall, 1997, pp. 267-295

Prioritization of Possible Carcinogenic Hazards in Food

Lois Swirsky Gold, Thomas H. Slone, and Bruce N. Ames


Table 1. Carcinogenicity status of natural pesticides tested in rodents


Positive:
N=35
acetaldehyde methylformylhydrazone, allyl isothiocyanate, arecoline.HCl, benzaldehyde, benzyl acetate, caffeic acid, catechol, clivorine, coumarin, crotonaldehyde, cycasin and methylazoxymethanol acetate, 3,4-dihydrocoumarin, estragole, ethyl acrylate, N2-gamma-glutamyl-p-hydrazinobenzoic acid, hexanal methylformylhydrazine, p-hydrazinobenzoic acid.HCl, hydroquinone, 1-hydroxyanthraquinone, lasiocarpine, d-limonene, 8-methoxypsoralen, N-methyl-N-formylhydrazine, alpha-methylbenzyl alcohol, 3-methylbutanal methylformylhydrazone, methylhydrazine, monocrotaline, pentanal methylformylhydrazone, petasitenine, quercetin, reserpine, safrole, senkirkine, sesamol, symphytine
Not positive:
N=28
atropine, benzyl alcohol, biphenyl, d-carvone, deserpidine, disodium glycyrrhizinate, emetine.2HCl, ephedrine sulphate, eucalyptol, eugenol, gallic acid, geranyl acetate, beta-N-[gamma-l(+)-glutamyl]-4-hydroxymethylphenylhydrazine, glycyrrhetinic acid, p-hydrazinobenzoic acid, isosafrole, kaempferol, dl-menthol, nicotine, norharman, pilocarpine, piperidine, protocatechuic acid, rotenone, rutin sulfate, sodium benzoate, turmeric oleoresin, vinblastine
Uncertain:
N=2
caffeine, trans-anethole

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