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Sodium Phosphate, CAS# 7601-54-9, is a inorganic compound manufactured through chemical synthesis, available as White powder. Sodium Phosphate is widely used as food supplements. It is widely accepted as safe food additive in many countries with E number E339.
Is there some safety and/or health risk about Sodium Phosphate 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. Sodium Phosphate is perfectly safe for using as food additives.
Ingestion of Sodium Phosphate in large quantity may hurt our health, please follow the guideline of using Sodium Phosphate: MTDI 70 mg/kg body weight (as P)
Special Groups Precaution
Special groups refer to newborns, children, pregnant and any other applicable vulnerable groups.
There is no evidence that Sodium Phosphate could have any negative effects on these vulnerable groups. It should be safe to use Sodium Phosphate in food for newborns and pregnant. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of Sodium Phosphate for long period in food for newborns or pregnant.