Silicon Dioxide Side Effectsby James H. food additives professional
Silicon Dioxide, CAS number 7631-86-9, E number E551, used as food antioxidants. Silicon Dioxide is accepted as safe food antioxidant in many food products. Silicon Dioxide is a common chemical compound manufactured through mining and purification of the resulting mineral, available as White powder.
General Side Effects
In rare case, ingustion of silicon-containing antacids for long periods of time can cause Kidney stones in specific groups of individuals.
As Silicon Dioxide 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 Silicon Dioxide 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 Silicon Dioxide could have any negative effects on these vulnerable groups. It should be safe to use Silicon Dioxide in food for newborns and pregnant. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of Silicon Dioxide for long period in food for newborns or pregnant.
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