Potassium Metaphosphate, CAS# 7790-53-6, is a potassium salt of phosphoric acid manufactured through chemical synthesis, available as WHITE POWDER. Potassium Metaphosphate is widely used as emulsifiers and nutrition supplements. It is widely accepted as safe food additive in many countries with E number E340.
No significant side effects reported.
Ingestion of Potassium Metaphosphate in large quantity may hurt our health, please follow the guideline of using Potassium Metaphosphate: MTDI 70 mg/kg bw
Special groups refer to newborns, children, pregnant and any other applicable vulnerable groups.
There is no evidence that Potassium Metaphosphate could have any negative effects on these vulnerable groups. It should be safe to use Potassium Metaphosphate in food for newborns and pregnant. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of Potassium Metaphosphate 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. Potassium Metaphosphate is considered safe by FDA according to existing data and granted GRAS status.
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