Level of Concern
European Union Scientific Committee on Food reports this substance causes developmental toxicity in animals at high doses.
Only in: Food Scores®
European Union Scientific Committee for Food. 2002. Opinion of the Scientific Committee on Food on Benzoic acid and its salts.
NTP Toxcast scored 0.5-1.5
EWG Toxcast Analysis - National Toxicology Program (NTP)
Not classifiable as to human carcinogenicity
EPA Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) - Cancer - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
This substance is Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) as a food additive by the US Food and Drug Administration
Only in: Household Cleaners
FDA - Priority based Assessment of Food Additive (PAFA) - U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)