Curcumin Extract, CAS# 458-37-7, is a Plant extracts manufactured through plant extraction, available as Orange yellow powder. Curcumin Extract is widely used as nutrition supplements. It is widely accepted as safe food additive in many countries.
No significant side effects reported.
As Curcumin Extract 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 Curcumin Extract for long period.
Special groups refer to newborns, children, pregnant and any other applicable vulnerable groups.
There is no evidence that Curcumin Extract could have any negative effects on these vulnerable groups. It should be safe to use Curcumin Extract in food for newborns and pregnant. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of Curcumin Extract for long period in food for newborns or pregnant.
Though Curcumin Extract 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 Curcumin Extract reported up to now.
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