Re-evaluation of sodium nitrate (E 251) and potassium nitrate (E 252) 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, Federica Barrucci, Ana Garcia, Fabiola Pizzo, Dario Battacchi, Maged Younes, EFSA Panel Food Additives

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Original languageEnglish
Article numbere04787
Number of pages123
JournalEfsa journal
Volume15
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2017

Keywords

  • sodium nitrate
  • potassium nitrate
  • E 251
  • E 252
  • food additive
  • CAS Registry number 7757-79-1
  • CAS Registry number 7631-99-4
  • N-NITROSO COMPOUNDS
  • NON-HODGKIN-LYMPHOMA
  • GASTRIC-CANCER RISK
  • NIH-AARP DIET
  • MUNICIPAL DRINKING-WATER
  • LARGE PROSPECTIVE COHORT
  • SHANGHAI WOMENS HEALTH
  • THYROID-GLAND ACTIVITY
  • MEAT-RELATED COMPOUNDS
  • 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., ... EFSA Panel Food Additives (2017). Re-evaluation of sodium nitrate (E 251) and potassium nitrate (E 252) as food additives. Efsa journal, 15(6), [e04787]. https://doi.org/10.2903/j.efsa.2017.4787