Maltol Side Effectsby James H. food additives professional
Maltol, CAS number 118-71-8, E number E636, is used as food flavour enhancer in many food products with E number E636. Maltol is a natural organic compound manufactured through chemical synthesis or fermentation, available as White crystalline powder.
General Side Effects
No significant side effects reported for this food flavour enhancer.
Ingestion of Maltol in large quantity may hurt our health,
please follow the guideline of using Maltol: ADI 0-1 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 Maltol could have any negative effects on these vulnerable groups. It should be safe to use Maltol in food for newborns and pregnant. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of Maltol for long period in food for newborns or pregnant.
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