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SODIUM SACCHARIN

 
Asthma/Respiratory
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Skin Allergies &
Irritation
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Developmental &
Reproductive Toxicity
 
Moderate Concern
 
Cancer
 
Some Concern
 
Environment
 
Low Concern
 
Top scoring factors: Low concern for acute aquatic toxicity
SODIUM SACCHARIN can be found in 2 products.
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Health issue
 
Level of Concern
 
Source
EPA testing shows this substance has low acute toxicity to aquatic life
 
low
 
EPA Fathead Minnow Acute Toxicity Database - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
The Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives reports this substance shows equivocal evidence of carcinogenicity.
Only in: Food
 
low
 
Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA). 1993. Toxicological evaluation of certain food additives and contaminants. WHO Food Additives Series, No. 32. nos 783-803.
A review article reports this substance is genotoxic.
Only in: Food
 
some
 
Christina R. Whitehouse, Joseph Boullata & Linda A. McCauley. 2008. The potential toxicity of artificial sweeteners. AAOHN journal : official journal of the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses 56(6), 251-9; quiz 260-1.
A review article reports this substance was associated with bladder cancer in animals.
Only in: Food
 
some
 
Christina R. Whitehouse, Joseph Boullata & Linda A. McCauley. 2008. The potential toxicity of artificial sweeteners. AAOHN journal : official journal of the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses 56(6), 251-9; quiz 260-1.
The Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives reports that this substance reduces body weight in animals at very high doses.
Only in: Food
 
moderate
 
Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA). 1993. Evaluation of Certain Food Additives and Contaminants. WHO Technical Series 837, 17-19.
The European Union Scientific Committee for Food reports this substance causes bladder cancer in rodents at high doses, but this is unlikely to occur in humans.
Only in: Food
 
moderate
 
European Union Scientific Committee for Food. 1995. OPINION ON SACCHARIN AND ITS SODIUM, POTASSIUM AND CALCIUM SALTS.
The Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives reports this substance may adversely affect breastfeeding animals at very high doses.
Only in: Food
 
high
 
Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA). 1993. Toxicological evaluation of certain food additives and contaminants. WHO Food Additives Series, No. 32. nos 783-803.
The Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives reports this substance reduces neonatal body weight in animals at very high doses.
Only in: Food
 
high
 
Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA). 1993. Toxicological evaluation of certain food additives and contaminants. WHO Food Additives Series, No. 32. nos 783-803.
 
 
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