Citric Acid Anhydrous, CAS# 77-92-9, is a organic compound manufactured through chemical synthesis, available as Colourless Crystal or White Crystal powder. Citric Acid Anhydrous is widely used as acidulants. with E number E330.
Citric Acid Anhydrous might cause allergic reaction in specific groups of individuals.
As Citric Acid Anhydrous 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 Citric Acid Anhydrous for long period.
Special groups refer to newborns, children, pregnant and any other applicable vulnerable groups.
There is no evidence that Citric Acid Anhydrous could have any negative effects on these vulnerable groups. It should be safe to use Citric Acid Anhydrous in food for newborns and pregnant. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of Citric Acid Anhydrous 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. Citric Acid Anhydrous is considered safe by FDA according to existing data and granted GRAS status.
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