[Relationship between toxic effects of potassium bromate and endocrine glands].

@article{Stasiak2009RelationshipBT,
  title={[Relationship between toxic effects of potassium bromate and endocrine glands].},
  author={Magdalena Stasiak and Andrzej Lewiński and Małgorzata Karbownik-Lewińska},
  journal={Endokrynologia Polska},
  year={2009},
  volume={60 1},
  pages={40-50}
}
Potassium bromate (KBrO(3)) is a compound belonging to Group 2B of carcinogens (a possible human carcinogen). This agent was used as a food additive in flour treatment, as a component of cold-wave hair lotions, and is still used in barley processing. Additionally, KBrO(3) is formed as an oxyhalide by-product during water ozonation. KBrO(3) induces oxidative… CONTINUE READING