Oat Beta Glucan, CAS# 9008-22-4, is a Plant extracts manufactured through plant extraction, available as White or Off White Fine Powder. Oat Beta Glucan is widely used as nutrition supplements. It is widely accepted as safe food additive in many countries.
No significant side effects reported.
As Oat Beta Glucan is widely known as safe, there is no limit on dosage of intake. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of Oat Beta Glucan for long period.
Special groups refer to newborns, children, pregnant and any other applicable vulnerable groups.
There is no evidence that Oat Beta Glucan could have any negative effects on these vulnerable groups. It should be safe to use Oat Beta Glucan in food for newborns and pregnant. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of Oat Beta Glucan for long period in food for newborns or pregnant.
Though Oat Beta Glucan is not on FDA's GRAS exemption list, it's still widely accepted as safe food additive in many countries including USA with specific limit on dosage.
No health issues about Oat Beta Glucan reported up to now.
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