Ethyl Acetate, CAS# 141-78-6, is a ester of ethanol and acetic acid manufactured through dehydrogenation of ethanol, available as Colourless transparent liquid. Ethyl Acetate is widely used as aromas & perfumes. 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 E1504.
No significant side effects reported.
Ingestion of Ethyl Acetate in large quantity may hurt our health, please follow the guideline of using Ethyl Acetate: ADI 0-25 mg/kg bw
Special groups refer to newborns, children, pregnant and any other applicable vulnerable groups.
There is no evidence that Ethyl Acetate could have any negative effects on these vulnerable groups. It should be safe to use Ethyl Acetate in food for newborns and pregnant. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of Ethyl Acetate 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. Ethyl Acetate is considered safe by FDA according to existing data and granted GRAS status.
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