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

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:
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
caffeine, trans-anethole

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