Methenamine

 

Low Hazard Concern

Facts about this ingredient

  • Methenamine is suspected of causing kidney toxicity, according to various official national and internation hazard classification systems and/or by being recognized under EPA - IRIS Inhalation Reference Concentration (RfC) list and/or EPA - IRIS Oral Reference Dose (RfD) as having appropriate critical effects.
  • It is not on any of GoodGuide’s lists of toxic chemicals which cause suspected or recognized health effects. It has not been detected in human tissue or urine.
  • Concern that this preservative releases formaldehyde into a product and may therefore cause consumer exposure to a recognized carcinogen.

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