Magnesium Citrate Side Effectsby James H. food additives professional
Magnesium Citrate, CAS# 7779-25-1, is a organic compound manufactured through chemical synthesis, available as White or slight yellow powder. Magnesium Citrate is widely used as food acidulants in many food products.
General Side Effects
No significant side effects reported. Magnesium citrate might cause allergic reaction in specific groups of individuals.
As Magnesium Citrate 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 Magnesium Citrate for long period.
* ADI: Acceptable Daily Intake
* MTDI: maximum tolerable daily intake
* Data source: JECFA Database of WHO
Special Groups Precaution
Special groups refer to newborns, children, pregnant and any other
applicable vulnerable groups.
There is no evidence that Magnesium Citrate could have any negative effects on these vulnerable groups. It should be safe to use Magnesium Citrate in food for newborns and pregnant. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of Magnesium Citrate for long period in food for newborns or pregnant.
GRAS Affirmation: 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. Magnesium Citrate is considered safe by FDA according to existing data and granted GRAS status.
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