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SODIUM FORMATE

 
Asthma/Respiratory
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Skin Allergies &
Irritation
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Developmental &
Reproductive Toxicity
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Cancer
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Environment
 
Low Concern
 
Top scoring factors: Low concern for general systemic/organ effects; damage to DNA; acute aquatic toxicity
SODIUM FORMATE can be found in 61 products.
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Evidence

Health issue
 
Level of Concern
 
Source
This substance is Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) as a food additive by the US Food and Drug Administration
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
low
 
FDA - Priority based Assessment of Food Additive (PAFA) - U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Data submitted to the US Environmental Protection Agency for its High Production Volume (HPV) chemicals program reports this substance is not genotoxic.
 
low
 
American Chemistry Council, Formic Acid and Formates Panel. 2001. U.S.EPA HPV Chemical Challenge Program Test Plan for the Formates Category.
acute aquatic toxicity, LC50 fish, EC50 crustacea, EC50 plants (mg/L)
 
low
 
American Chemistry Council, Formic Acid and Formates Panel. 2001. U.S.EPA HPV Chemical Challenge Program Test Plan for the Formates Category.
acute toxicity, oral LD50 (mg/kg)
 
low
 
American Chemistry Council, Formic Acid and Formates Panel. 2001. U.S.EPA HPV Chemical Challenge Program Test Plan for the Formates Category.
Data submitted to the US Environmental Protection Agency for its High Production Volume (HPV) chemicals program reports this substance shows low acute oral toxicity.
 
low
 
American Chemistry Council, Formic Acid and Formates Panel. 2001. U.S.EPA HPV Chemical Challenge Program Test Plan for the Formates Category.
 
 
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