L-Carnitine L-Tartrate, CAS# 36887-82-8, is a quaternary ammonium compound manufactured through chemical synthesis, available as White crystalline powder. L-Carnitine L-Tartrate is widely used as nutritional supplements. It is widely accepted as safe food additive in many countries.
No significant side effects reported.
As L-Carnitine L-Tartrate 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 L-Carnitine L-Tartrate for long period.
Special groups refer to newborns, children, pregnant and any other applicable vulnerable groups.
There is no evidence that L-Carnitine L-Tartrate could have any negative effects on these vulnerable groups. It should be safe to use L-Carnitine L-Tartrate in food for newborns and pregnant. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of L-Carnitine L-Tartrate 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. L-Carnitine L-Tartrate is considered safe by FDA according to existing data and granted GRAS status.
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1. l-Carnitine l-tartrate supplementation favorably affects biochemical markers of recovery from physical exertion in middle-aged men and women. [Metabolism. 2010 Aug]
Author: Ho JY, Kraemer WJ, Volek JS, Fragala MS, Thomas GA, Dunn-Lewis C, Coday M, Häkkinen K, Maresh CM.
2. Effects of L-carnitine L-tartrate supplementation on muscle oxygenation responses to resistance exercise. [J Strength Cond Res. 2008 Jul]
Author: Spiering BA, Kraemer WJ, Hatfield DL, Vingren JL, Fragala MS, Ho JY, Thomas GA, Häkkinen K, Volek JS.
3. L-carnitine-L-tartrate promotes human hair growth in vitro. [Exp Dermatol. 2007 Nov]
Author: Foitzik K, Hoting E, Förster T, Pertile P, Paus R.
4. Responses of criterion variables to different supplemental doses of L-carnitine L-tartrate. [J Strength Cond Res. 2007 Feb]
Author: Spiering BA, Kraemer WJ, Vingren JL, Hatfield DL, Fragala MS, Ho JY, Maresh CM, Anderson JM, Volek JS.
5. L-Carnitine L-tartrate (LCLT) and dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS) affect red and white blood cells in aged Sprague-Dawley rats. [Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2007 May-Jun]
Author: Strasser A, Dedoyard A, Lohninger A, Niedermüller H.