Ethyl Maltol Side Effectsby James H. food additives professional
Ethyl Maltol, CAS number 4940-11-8, E number E637, is a common flavorant used as safe food flavour enhancer in many food products with E number E637. Ethyl Maltol manufactured through chemical synthesis or fermentation, available as White crystalline powder.
General Side Effects
No significant side effects reported for this food flavour.
Ingestion of Ethyl Maltol in large quantity may hurt our
health, please follow the guideline of using Ethyl Maltol: ADI 0-2 mg/kg bw
* 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 Ethyl Maltol could have any negative effects on these vulnerable groups. It should be safe to use Ethyl Maltol in food for newborns and pregnant. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of Ethyl Maltol for long period in food for newborns or pregnant.
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