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METHYL ANTHRANILATE

 
Asthma/Respiratory
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Skin Allergies &
Irritation
 
Low Concern
 
Developmental &
Reproductive Toxicity
 
Some Concern
 
Cancer
 
Moderate Concern
 
Environment
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Top scoring factors: Evidence of cancer; developmental/endocrine/reproductive effects; damage to vision
METHYL ANTHRANILATE can be found in 9 products.
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Evidence

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Level of Concern
 
Source
Structurally related substances are classified by IARC as known, probable, and possible human carcinogens (International Agency for Research on Carcinogens).
 
moderate
 
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC): Agents classified by the IARC Monographs (through Volume 127)
Structurally related substances are classified by IARC as known, probable, and possible human carcinogens (International Agency for Research on Carcinogens).
 
moderate
 
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC): Agents classified by the IARC Monographs (through Volume 127)
NTP Toxcast scored 1.5-2.5
 
some
 
National Toxicology Program (NTP): EWG Toxcast Analysis
Causes skin irritation
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
European Chemicals Agency (ECHA): GHS Data from ECHA Website
causes serious eye irritation
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
European Chemicals Agency (ECHA): GHS Data from ECHA Website
Skin irritation observed in human patch tests.
 
some
 
2020. Methyl anthranilate.
Eye irritation observed in animal tests.
 
low
 
2020. Methyl anthranilate.
No skin sensitization observed in human repeat insult patch test.
 
low
 
2020. Methyl anthranilate.
The European Commission's Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety reports this substance shows negative results for causing contact allergy in humans.
 
low
 
EU Cosmetics Directive: Opinion on Frangrance allergens in cosmetics (2011)
This substance is Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) as a food additive by the US Food and Drug Administration
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
low
 
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA): FDA - Priority based Assessment of Food Additive (PAFA)
 
 
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