Term : Glycidol

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Glycidol is used as a stabilizer for natural oils and as a demulsifier and as a chemical intermediate in the synthesis of glycerin.

The IARC reports the evidence of tumors on animals exposed to this molecule but could not conclude on any carcinogenicity for human exposure.

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