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a white crystalline amide of propenoic acid can damage the nervous system and is carcinogenic in laboratory animals

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Acrylamide content was analyzed by consumers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Chan School of Public Health, spoke out against the cancer warning in a blog for the American Institute of Cancer Research, saying that there is no evidence that acrylamide causes cancer in humans (8): "On a 'cancer worry' scale from 0 to 10, coffee should be solidly at 0 and smoking at 10; they should not have similar warning labels."
Determination of acrylamide level in popular Iranian brands of potato and corn products.
Acrylamide was added to the ever-growing Prop 65 list in 1990, when there was limited scientific support that it caused cancer, and the studies reaching that conclusion were primarily based on rodent models.
Acrylamide, which can be found in cigarette smoke and some foods such as French fries and black pepper, is a byproduct of roasting coffee.
Environmental Protection Agency sets acrylamide limits for drinking water, but there aren't any for food.
The test was carried out by The Clean Label Project, a non-profit organisation that advocates consumer transparency, revealed chemicals like lead, cadmium and acrylamide were found in the products, Health news reported.
In our previous studies, we investigated whether some monomers used in biomaterial production such as acrylamide, methacrylamide, N-isopropylacrylamide, acrylic acid, 2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate, 1-vinyl-2 pyrrolidone and ethylene glycol had cytotoxic effects and induced apoptosis or not in spinal cord.
According to a study carried out by The Clean Label Project, a non-profit organisation that advocates consumer transparency, revealed that chemicals like lead, cadmium and acrylamide were found in the products.
Acrylamide typically forms in foods when a naturally occurring amino acid (asparagine) combines with (natural or added) sugars at high temperatures.
The reason for this is the presence of acrylamide above the permissible value.
Acrylamide, stearyl methacrylate, ammonium persulfate (APS), sodium dodecyl sulfate (SDS), N,N'-bis (acryloyl) cystamine, N,N',N,N'-tetramethylethylenediamine (TEMED), and NaCl were commercially available and used as received.
French-fried potatoes are a popular side dish; but when potatoes are cooked to a golden brown or overcooked, a potentially toxic compound called "acrylamide" may form.