Aspartame Side Effects
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Aspartame, CAS# 22839-47-0, is a organic compound manufactured through chemical synthesis, available as WHITE GRANULAR OR POWDER. Aspartame is widely used as sweeteners. with E number E951.
Is there some safety and/or health risk about Aspartame 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. Aspartame is perfectly safe for using as food additives.
Ingestion of Aspartame in large quantity may hurt our health, please follow the guideline of using Aspartame: ADI 0-40 mg/kg bw
Special Groups Precaution
Special groups refer to newborns, children, pregnant and any other applicable vulnerable groups.
There is no evidence that Aspartame could have any negative effects on these vulnerable groups. It should be safe to use Aspartame in food for newborns and pregnant. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of Aspartame for long period in food for newborns or pregnant.
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