Re-evaluation of potassium nitrite (E 249) and sodium nitrite (E 250) as food additives

Alicja Mortensen, Fernando Aguilar, Riccardo Crebelli, Alessandro Di Domenico, Birgit Dusemund, Maria Jose Frutos, Pierre Galtier, David Gott, Ursula Gundert-Remy, Claude Lambre, Jean-Charles Leblanc, Oliver Lindtner, Peter Moldeus, Pasquale Mosesso, Agneta Oskarsson, Dominique Parent-Massin, Ivan Stankovic, Ine Waalkens-Berendsen, Rudolf Antonius Woutersen, Matthew WrightPiet van den Brandt, Cristina Fortes, Leonardo Merino, Fidel Toldra, Davide Arcella, Anna Christodoulidou, Jose Cortinas Abrahantes, Federica Barrucci, Ana Garcia, Fabiola Pizzo, Dario Battacchi, Maged Younes,

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Original languageEnglish
Article numbere4786
Number of pages157
JournalEfsa journal
Volume15
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2017

Keywords

  • potassium nitrite
  • sodium nitrite
  • E 249
  • E 250
  • food additive
  • CAS Registry number 7632-00-0
  • CAS Registry number 7758-09-0
  • N-NITROSO COMPOUNDS
  • NON-HODGKIN-LYMPHOMA
  • NIH-AARP DIET
  • PROCESSED MEAT-PRODUCTS
  • PUBLIC WATER-SUPPLIES
  • RAT FORESTOMACH CARCINOGENESIS
  • LARGE PROSPECTIVE COHORT
  • SHANGHAI WOMENS HEALTH
  • COLORECTAL-CANCER RISK
  • RENAL-CELL CARCINOMA

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Mortensen, A., Aguilar, F., Crebelli, R., Di Domenico, A., Dusemund, B., Frutos, M. J., Galtier, P., Gott, D., Gundert-Remy, U., Lambre, C., Leblanc, J-C., Lindtner, O., Moldeus, P., Mosesso, P., Oskarsson, A., Parent-Massin, D., Stankovic, I., Waalkens-Berendsen, I., Woutersen, R. A. (2017). Re-evaluation of potassium nitrite (E 249) and sodium nitrite (E 250) as food additives. Efsa journal, 15(6), [e4786]. https://doi.org/10.2903/j.efsa.2017.4786