The margin of exposure to formaldehyde in alcoholic beverages.

@article{Monakhova2012TheMO,
  title={The margin of exposure to formaldehyde in alcoholic beverages.},
  author={Yulia B Monakhova and Julien A. Jendral and Dirk W Lachenmeier},
  journal={Arhiv za higijenu rada i toksikologiju},
  year={2012},
  volume={63 2},
  pages={
          227-37
        }
}
Formaldehyde has been classified as carcinogenic to humans (WHO IARC group 1). It causes leukaemia and nasopharyngeal cancer, and was described to regularly occur in alcoholic beverages. However, its risk associated with consumption of alcohol has not been systematically studied, so this study will provide the first risk assessment of formaldehyde for consumers of alcoholic beverages.Human dietary intake of formaldehyde via alcoholic beverages in the European Union was estimated based on WHO… CONTINUE READING
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