Betaine Monohydrate Side Effects
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Betaine Monohydrate, CAS# 590-47-6, is a Betaine derivative manufactured through chemical synthesis, available as White Crystals or crystalline powder. Betaine Monohydrate is widely used as nutritional supplements. It is widely accepted as safe food additive in many countries.
Is there some safety and/or health risk about Betaine Monohydrate 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. Betaine Monohydrate is perfectly safe for using as food additives.
As Betaine Monohydrate 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 Betaine Monohydrate for long period.
Special Groups Precaution
Special groups refer to newborns, children, pregnant and any other applicable vulnerable groups.
There is no evidence that Betaine Monohydrate could have any negative effects on these vulnerable groups. It should be safe to use Betaine Monohydrate in food for newborns and pregnant. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of Betaine Monohydrate for long period in food for newborns or pregnant.
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