One of the users on the chemistry s.e. mentioned that when benzoic acid forms in the body in response to other chemicals it might have a mutating effect on one's DNA. Is this true?

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    $\begingroup$ Can you please provide a link to that statement? Just so I can see it in a broader meaning and not just what another user mentioned. Thanks! $\endgroup$ – Sarin May 4 '15 at 15:21
  • $\begingroup$ I wrote in the question 'Regarding common preservatives and their effects' as user 128932 ; I commented after the question about benzoic acid.. $\endgroup$ – 201044 May 4 '15 at 18:31
  • $\begingroup$ Is that a link? $\endgroup$ – 201044 May 8 '15 at 16:22
  • $\begingroup$ Can benzoic acid form in the body? $\endgroup$ – 201044 May 27 '15 at 0:04
  • $\begingroup$ Is this a health risk? $\endgroup$ – 201044 May 31 '15 at 7:52

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