Calcium Acetate Monohydrate, CAS# 62-54-4, is a chemical compound which is a calcium salt of acetic acid manufactured through chemical synthesis, available as White loose powder. Calcium Acetate Monohydrate is widely used as preservatives. It is widely accepted as safe food additive in many countries with E number E263.
No significant side effects reported.
As Calcium Acetate Monohydrate 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 Calcium Acetate Monohydrate for long period.
Special groups refer to newborns, children, pregnant and any other applicable vulnerable groups.
There is no evidence that Calcium Acetate Monohydrate could have any negative effects on these vulnerable groups. It should be safe to use Calcium Acetate Monohydrate in food for newborns and pregnant. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of Calcium Acetate Monohydrate for long period in food for newborns or pregnant.
Generally recognized as safe(GRAS) is a FDA designation that a specific substance or ingredient is generally considered safe by experts, and so is exempted from the usual Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) food additive tolerance requirements. Calcium Acetate Monohydrate is perfectly safe for using as food additives.
No health issues about Calcium Acetate Monohydrate reported up to now.
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