DL-Tartaric Acid, CAS# 133-37-9, is a diprotic acid manufactured through chemical synthesis, available as White crystal powder. Dl Tartaric Acid is widely used as acidulants. It is widely accepted as safe food additive in many countries.
No significant side effects reported. Over-consumption of tartaric acid can cause thirst, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain and gastrointestinal inflammation.
Ingestion of Dl Tartaric Acid in large quantity may hurt our health, please follow the guideline of using Dl Tartaric Acid: ADI 0-30 mg/kg bw
Special groups refer to newborns, children, pregnant and any other applicable vulnerable groups.
There is no evidence that Dl Tartaric Acid could have any negative effects on these vulnerable groups. It should be safe to use Dl Tartaric Acid in food for newborns and pregnant. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of Dl Tartaric 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. Dl Tartaric Acid is considered safe by FDA according to existing data and granted GRAS status.
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1. Kinetic features of the radical species produced in gamma-irradiated dl-tartaric acid and the dosimetric potential of this acid. [Radiat Res. 2009 Jul]
Author: Tuner H, Korkmaz M.
2. Application of partial least square on quantitative analysis of L-, D-, and DL-tartaric acid by terahertz absorption spectra. [Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo). 2008 Mar]
Author: Nishikiori R, Yamaguchi M, Takano K, Enatsu T, Tani M, de Silva UC, Kawashita N, Takagi T, Morimoto S, Hangyo M, Kawase M.