Sodium Hexametaphosphate, CAS# 10124-58-8, is a mixture of polymeric metaphosphates manufactured through chemical synthesis, available as WHITE POWDER OR WHITE GRANULES. Sodium Hexametaphosphate is widely used as food supplements. It is widely accepted as safe food additive in many countries with E number E452.
Prolonged using of phosphate salts may upset the balance of phosphates and other chemicals in the body. Please refer to suggested dosage for safe quantity. High blood phosphate level may lead to several side effects:
Ingestion of Sodium Hexametaphosphate in large quantity may hurt our health, please follow the guideline of using Sodium Hexametaphosphate: MTDI 70 mg/kg body weight (as P)
Special groups refer to newborns, children, pregnant and any other applicable vulnerable groups.
There is no evidence that Sodium Hexametaphosphate could have any negative effects on these vulnerable groups. It should be safe to use Sodium Hexametaphosphate in food for newborns and pregnant. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of Sodium Hexametaphosphate 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. Sodium Hexametaphosphate is considered safe by FDA according to existing data and granted GRAS status.
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