Vanillin, CAS# 121-33-5, is a organic compound manufactured through plant extraction, available as white powder. Vanillin is widely used as aromas & perfumes. It is widely accepted as safe food additive in many countries.
Is there some safety and/or health risk about Vanillin 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. Vanillin is perfectly safe for using as food additives.
Ingestion of Vanillin in large quantity may hurt our health, please follow the guideline of using Vanillin: ADI 0-10 mg/kg body weight
Special Groups Precaution
Special groups refer to newborns, children, pregnant and any other applicable vulnerable groups.
There is no evidence that Vanillin could have any negative effects on these vulnerable groups. It should be safe to use Vanillin in food for newborns and pregnant. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of Vanillin for long period in food for newborns or pregnant.
General Side Effects
Using of Vanillin in large quantity(over 30g a time) could lead to headache, nausea, vomiting, difficulty breathing, and even kidney damage.
Reported Health Issues
No health issues about Vanillin reported up to now.
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