Inositol
(in 1,772 products)

Potential Risk Index®:

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About:

Functions:
1. Antistatic Agent - Reduces or eliminates the build up of static electricity.
Inositol is a natural sugar found in cell membrane phospholipids, plasma lipoproteins, and (as the phosphate form) in the nucleus with potential chemopreventive properties. As one of a number of intracellular phosphate compounds, inositol is involved in cell signaling and may stimulate tumor cell differentiation. (NCI04)
Scientific References:
Regulatory References:
1. US FDA Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) Food Substances (21 CFR 184) [2017]
- § 184.1370 - Inositol

Safety and Hazards (UN GHS):

1. Causes skin irritation (H315)
2. Causes serious eye irritation (H319)
3. May cause respiratory irritation (H335)

Potential Health Concerns For:

1. Autistic Disorder (PubMed ID:16818868)
2. Brain Injuries (PubMed ID:8212011)
3. Depressive Disorder (PubMed ID:9018096)
4. Developmental Disabilities (PubMed ID:16818868)
5. Diabetes Mellitus, Experimental (PubMed ID:2452237)
6. Diabetic Nephropathies (PubMed ID:7589874)
7. Fetal Resorption (PubMed ID:16511884)
8. Infarction, Middle Cerebral Artery (PubMed ID:26079057)
9. Seizures (PubMed ID:1508433)

Potential Health Benefits For:

1. Adenoma (PubMed ID:8912846)
2. Albuminuria (PubMed ID:7589874)
3. Lung Neoplasms (PubMed ID:8912846)
4. Neoplasms, Experimental (PubMed ID:8912846)
5. Neural Tube Defects (PubMed ID:16511884)
6. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (PubMed ID:15214512)
7. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PubMed ID:26545973)

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