Transition of nitro musks and polycyclic musks into human milk.

  title={Transition of nitro musks and polycyclic musks into human milk.},
  author={B. Liebl and Rosirene Mayer and S. Ommer and Carsten S{\"o}nnichsen and Berthold Koletzko},
  journal={Advances in experimental medicine and biology},
Synthetic musks are widely used in various consumer products. The identification of nitro musks in human milk in the early 1990s in connection with evidence for cancerogenicity in animal experiments have caused public concern. However, the validity of previously reported quantitative data has been questioned. Polycylic musks have hardly been investigated so far. The present study aimed at providing accurate current data on the occurrence of nitro and polycyclic musks in human milk. Samples from… CONTINUE READING


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