Acrylamide is a chemical widely used during the manufacturing of paper, dye, and other industrial products. It can also be formed when certain foods are cooked at high temperatures. Frying, baking, or roasting certain foods, such as potatoes or grains, can create acrylamide. French fries and potato chips, for example, may have measurable acrylamide levels. Acrylamide is also found in cigarette smoke.
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- SourceUrl: https://www.niehs.nih.gov/health/topics/agents/acrylamide/index.cfm
- Syndication ID: 16612
- Language: English
- Source: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
- Date Syndication Captured: Friday, February 24, 2017 at 05:59 PM
- Date Syndication Updated: Sunday, January 31, 2021 at 12:46 AM
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