Beta Alanine, CAS# 107-95-9, is a organic chemicals manufactured through chemical synthesis, available as White Crystalline Powder. Beta-Alanine is widely used as nutrition supplements. It is widely accepted as safe food additive in many countries.
No significant side effects reported. High doses of beta-Alanine can cause flushing and tingling in specific groups of individuals.
As beta-Alanine 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 beta-Alanine for long period.
Special groups refer to newborns, children, pregnant and any other applicable vulnerable groups.
There is no evidence that beta-Alanine could have any negative effects on these vulnerable groups. It should be safe to use beta-Alanine in food for newborns and pregnant. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of beta-Alanine for long period in food for newborns or pregnant.
Though beta-Alanine is not on FDA's GRAS exemption list, it's still widely accepted as safe food additive in many countries including USA with specific limit on dosage.
No breaking news or public health crises reported about beta-Alanine reported up to now.
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2. Role of beta-alanine supplementation on muscle carnosine and exercise performance. [Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2010 Jun]
Author: Artioli GG, Gualano B, Smith A, Stout J, Lancha AH Jr.