Potassium Bromate

Stabilizers and Thickeners, Binders, Texturizers

Potentially Harmful
A bread additive, dough conditioner.
Bromated Flour
Health Impact
Potassium Bromate is deemed a potential human carcinogen by the International Agency on Research for Cancer and is linked to an increased risk of cancer. In tests on laboratory animals, exposure to potassium bromate increased the incidence of both benign and malignant tumors in the thyroid and peritoneum.
Toxicity and carcinogenicity of potassium bromate--a new renal carcinogen.
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