Calcium Citrate, CAS# 813-94-5, is a calcium salt of citric acid manufactured through chemical synthesis, available as Fine white powder. Calcium Citrate is widely used as acidulants. .
No significant side effects reported. Calcium Citrate might cause constipation and upset stomach in specific groups of individuals.
As Calcium Citrate 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 Citrate for long period.
Special groups refer to newborns, children, pregnant and any other applicable vulnerable groups.
There is no evidence that Calcium Citrate could have any negative effects on these vulnerable groups. It should be safe to use Calcium Citrate in food for newborns and pregnant. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of Calcium Citrate 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 Citrate is considered safe by FDA according to existing data and granted GRAS status.
No breaking news or public health crises reported about Calcium Citrate reported up to now.
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