Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate, CAS# 7722-88-5, is a inorganic compound manufactured through chemical synthesis, available as White powder. Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate is widely used as food supplements. It is widely accepted as safe food additive in many countries.
Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate is high in sodium content. Prolonged ingestion of Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate in large quantity may leads to high blood phosphate level and high blood sodium level. The side effects include:
Ingestion of TetraSodium Pyrophosphate in large quantity may hurt our health, please follow the guideline of using TetraSodium Pyrophosphate: 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 TetraSodium Pyrophosphate could have any negative effects on these vulnerable groups. It should be safe to use TetraSodium Pyrophosphate in food for newborns and pregnant. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of TetraSodium Pyrophosphate 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. TetraSodium Pyrophosphate is considered safe by FDA according to existing data and granted GRAS status.
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Author: Seo DS, Kwon M, Sung HJ, Park CB.
2. Effect of tetrasodium pyrophosphate on the physicochemical properties of yogurt gels. [J Dairy Sci. 2008 Dec]
Author: Ozcan T, Lucey JA, Horne DS.
3. Effect of reduced sodium chloride concentration and tetrasodium pyrophosphate on pH, water-holding capacity and extractable protein of prerigor and postrigor ground beef. [Meat Sci. 1991]
Author: Bernthal PH, Booren AM, Gray JI.