Nitrosamine

Nitrosamine

Nitrosamines are chemical compounds of the chemical structure R1N(-R2)-N=O, most of which are carcinogenic.

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Sodium Nitrite - Toxicity - Nitrosamines
... sodium nitrite is the formation of carcinogenic nitrosamines in meats containing sodium nitrite when meat is charred or overcooked ... Such carcinogenic nitrosamines can be formed from the reaction of nitrite with secondary amines under acidic conditions (such as occurs in the human stomach) as well ... Dietary sources of nitrosamines include US cured meats preserved with sodium nitrite as well as the dried salted fish eaten in Japan ...