Maltol Side Effects

by 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.

Suggested Dosage

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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