Polyacrylamide is simply called PAM, a water- soluble high polymer and widely used in petroleum, paper-making, metallurgical, textile, chemical and environment protection fields. There are three categories of anionic, cationic and non-ionic type.
Is there some safety and/or health risk about Anionic Polyacrylamide 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. Anionic Polyacrylamide is perfectly safe for using as food additives.
Ingestion of Anionic Polyacrylamide in large quantity may hurt our health, please follow the guideline of using Anionic Polyacrylamide : ADI 0-30 mg/kg bw
Special Groups Precaution
Special groups refer to newborns, children, pregnant and any other applicable vulnerable groups.
There is no evidence that Anionic Polyacrylamide could have any negative effects on these vulnerable groups. It should be safe to use Anionic Polyacrylamide in food for newborns and pregnant. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of Anionic Polyacrylamide for long period in food for newborns or pregnant.
General Side Effects
No significant side effects reported. Over-consumption of tartaric acid can cause thirst, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain and gastrointestinal inflammation.
Reported Health Issues
No health issues about Anionic Polyacrylamide reported up to now.
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