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    L-Carnitine Base Side Effects

    by Shawn 2014-09-02

    L-Carnitine Base, CAS# 541-15-1, is a quaternary ammonium compound manufactured through chemical synthesis, available as white fluid powder. L-Carnitine Base is widely used as nutritional supplements. It is widely accepted as safe food additive in many countries.

    General Side Effects

    No significant side effects reported.

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    Suggested Dosage

    As L-Carnitine Base 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 Base for long period.

    * ADI: Acceptable Daily Intake
    * MTDI: maximum tolerable daily intake
    * Data source: JECFA Database of WHO

    Special Groups Precaution

    Special groups refer to newborns, children, pregnant and any other applicable vulnerable groups.
    There is no evidence that L-Carnitine Base could have any negative effects on these vulnerable groups. It should be safe to use L-Carnitine Base in food for newborns and pregnant. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of L-Carnitine Base for long period in food for newborns or pregnant.

    GRAS Affirmation: Yes

    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 Base is considered safe by FDA according to existing data and granted GRAS status.

    L-Carnitine in News

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