Safety Facts and Side Effects About Alkyl Polyglucoside

Alkyl Polyglucoside(APG),CAS 68515-73-1 , is a nonionic surfactant which is made from natural raw materials, natural alcohols and glucose derived from plants. Its superior properties include: detergency, wetting, dispersing and surface tension reduction, compatibility, especially foaming property. It also exhibits excellent alkaline and electrolyte resistance and can solubilize other ingredients.

Is there some safety and/or health risk about Alkyl Polyglucoside 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. Alkyl Polyglucoside is perfectly safe for using as food additives.

Suggested Dosage

As Alkyl Polyglucoside 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 Alkyl Polyglucoside for long period.

Special Groups Precaution

Special groups refer to newborns, children, pregnant and any other applicable vulnerable groups.
There is no evidence that Alkyl Polyglucoside could have any negative effects on these vulnerable groups. It should be safe to use Alkyl Polyglucoside in food for newborns and pregnant. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of Alkyl Polyglucoside for long period in food for newborns or pregnant.

General Side Effects

1. Alkyl Polyglucoside can cause moderate to severe bowel movement when ingusted in large amount. 2. Alkyl Polyglucoside can cause loss of energy and weight when ingusted in large amount as it can not be absorbed and reduces the absorption of other dietary nutrients. 3. Alkyl Polyglucoside can cause allergic reaction in some individuals, the typical reaction is diarrhoea or gas problems.

Reported Health Issues

No health issues about Alkyl Polyglucoside reported up to now.

Alkyl Polyglucoside one of the popular food additives and ingredients in most countries, As a professional Alkyl Polyglucoside suppliers, Foodchem International Corporation has been supplying and exporting Alkyl Polyglucoside from China for almost 10 years, please be assured to buy Alkyl Polyglucoside at Foodchem. Any inquiries and problems please feel free to send emails to us Email: Tel: +86-21-2206-3075. we will reply you within 1 working day.