California won’t list furfuryl alcohol under Prop 65

30 July 2015
Published in DalinYebo News
California won’t list furfuryl alcohol under Prop 65California won’t list furfuryl alcohol under Prop 65

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California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has announced it will not list furfuryl alcohol, also known as 2-furanmethanol, as a chemical known to the State to cause cancer under Proposition 65 [1].

The substance is formed in foods during thermal processing and as a result of the dehydration of sugars, and is used to produce furan resins [2], as a chemical intermediate in the synthesis of other chemicals, and asa solvent in textile printing and alkaline

Source:

Food Chemical News, July 28, 2015 08:05 PM, by Ingrid Mezo (via dalinyebo.wordpress.com)

Reference:

[1] Proposition 65 requires the State of California to publish a list of chemicals known to cause cancer or birth defects or other reproductive harm.

[2] Furfural and its many By-products

 

 

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