Phosphoric Acid, CAS# 7664-38-2, is a mineral acid manufactured through chemical synthesis, available as Colorless, transparent syrupy liquid or in very light color. Phosphoric Acid is widely used as acidity regulator. It is affirmed by US FDA as GRAS(generally recognized as safe) and widely accepted as safe food additive in many countries with E number E338.
eficiencies are found almost exclusively in cases of prolonged starvation, alcoholism, anorexia nervosa and diabetic ketoacidosis, a dangerous condition resulting from poor diabetes management.
Ingestion of Phosphoric Acid in large quantity may hurt our health, please follow the guideline of using Phosphoric Acid: MTDI 70 mg/kg bw
Special groups refer to newborns, children, pregnant and any other applicable vulnerable groups.
There is no evidence that Phosphoric Acid could have any negative effects on these vulnerable groups. It should be safe to use Phosphoric Acid in food for newborns and pregnant. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of Phosphoric 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. Phosphoric Acid is considered safe by FDA according to existing data and granted GRAS status.
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