Maltodextrin, CAS# 9050-36-6, is a polysaccharide manufactured through chemical synthesis of starch, available as White or light yellow powder. Maltodextrin is widely used as sweeteners. It is widely accepted as safe food additive in many countries.
Is there some safety and/or health risk about Maltodextrin 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. Maltodextrin is perfectly safe for using as food additives.
As Maltodextrin 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 Maltodextrin for long period.
Special Groups Precaution
Special groups refer to newborns, children, pregnant and any other applicable vulnerable groups.
There is no evidence that Maltodextrin could have any negative effects on these vulnerable groups. It should be safe to use Maltodextrin in food for newborns and pregnant. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of Maltodextrin for long period in food for newborns or pregnant.
General Side Effects
No significant side effects reported. Just like any sugar food, intake of maltodextrin can cause elevated blood sugar level.
Reported Health Issues
No health issues about Maltodextrin reported up to now.
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