Ascorbic Acid, CAS# 50-81-7, is a organic compound manufactured through chemical synthesis, available as White or almost white crystal or crystalline powder. Ascorbic Acid is widely used as antioxidants. with E number E300.
Ascorbic Acid (vitamin C) can cause nausea, vomiting, heartburn, stomach cramps, headache, and other side effects in specific groups of individuals.
As Ascorbic Acid 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 Ascorbic Acid for long period.
Special groups refer to newborns, children, pregnant and any other applicable vulnerable groups.
There is no evidence that Ascorbic Acid could have any negative effects on these vulnerable groups. It should be safe to use Ascorbic Acid in food for newborns and pregnant. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of Ascorbic Acid 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. Ascorbic Acid is considered safe by FDA according to existing data and granted GRAS status.
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