Folic Acid, CAS# 59-30-3, is a plant extraction manufactured through chemical synthesis, available as Yellow or orange odourless crystalline powder. Folic Acid is widely used as nutrition supplements. It is widely accepted as safe food additive in many countries.
Is there some safety and/or health risk about Folic Acid that consumers need to know? Let's check out some basic facts about this ingredient.
GRAS Exemptions: 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. Folic Acid is perfectly safe for using as food additives.
As Folic Acid 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 Folic Acid for long period.
Special Groups Precaution
Special groups refer to newborns, children, pregnant and any other applicable vulnerable groups.
There is no evidence that Folic Acid could have any negative effects on these vulnerable groups. It should be safe to use Folic Acid in food for newborns and pregnant. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of Folic Acid for long period in food for newborns or pregnant.
General Side Effects
No significant side effects reported. Folic Acid might increase risk of heart attack when used in large quantity.
Reported Health Issues
No health issues about Folic Acid reported up to now.
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