Dipotassium Phosphate, CAS# 7758-11-4, is a inorganic compound manufactured through chemical synthesis, available as White powder. Dipotassium Phosphate is widely used as food supplements. It is widely accepted as safe food additive in many countries.
No significant side effects reported. The only concern is prolonged using of phosphate salts may upset the balance of phosphates and other chemicals in the body.
Ingestion of Dipotassium Phosphate in large quantity may hurt our health, please follow the guideline of using Dipotassium Phosphate: 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 Dipotassium Phosphate could have any negative effects on these vulnerable groups. It should be safe to use Dipotassium Phosphate in food for newborns and pregnant. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of Dipotassium Phosphate 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. Dipotassium Phosphate is considered safe by FDA according to existing data and granted GRAS status.
No breaking news or public health crises reported about Dipotassium Phosphate reported up to now.
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1. Technical note: CT determination of the mineral density of dry bone specimens using the dipotassium phosphate phantom. [Am J Phys Anthropol. 1997 Aug]
Author: Chen X, Lam YM.
2. [Therapy of the side-effects of a contrast medium using triamcinolone acetonide-21-dipotassium phosphate]. [Med Welt. 1982 Jan 29]
Author: Fiegel G.