Last update Jan. 20, 2014


High Risk

Poorly safe. Evaluate carefully. Use safer alternative or interrupt breastfeeding 3 to 7 T ½ (elimination half-lives). Read the Comment.

Hydrocarbure derivative used to produce paintings, explosives, herbicides, polyurethane and dyes. After ingestion or inhalation it may cause methahemoglobinemia. It may also cause of local irritation by direct exposure. Carcinogenic effect is likely. Keep TLV-TWA (Threshold Limit Value - Time Weighted Average) lower than 5 ppm.

Benefits of breastfeeding are largely more important than risk related to the content of mild level environmental pollutants in human milk, in many instances, they are lower than those found in cow’s milk or other food. (Codex alimentarius FAO-WHO).


We do not have alternatives for Aniline.

Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM team of health professionals, and are based on updated scientific publications. It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it. The pharmaceutical industry contraindicates breastfeeding, mistakenly and without scientific reasons, in most of the drug data sheets.

Jose Maria Paricio, Founder & President of APILAM/e-Lactancia

Your contribution is essential for this service to continue to exist. We need the generosity of people like you who believe in the benefits of breastfeeding.

Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.

José María Paricio, founder of e-lactancia.

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Aniline is also known as


Main tradenames from several countries containing Aniline in its composition:


  1. INSHT - Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo. Límites de exposición profesional para agentes químicos en España. - 2022 Full text (link to original source) Full text (in our servers)

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