Succinic Acid, CAS number 110-15-6, E number E363, used as food acidity regulator. accepted as safe food acidulent in many food products. Succinic Acid is a dicarboxylic acid manufactured through hydrogenation of maleic acid, oxidation of 1,4-butanediol or carbonylation of ethylene glycol, available as White Crystal Powder.
General Side Effects
diarrhea, constipation, stomach upset, nausea and darkened or green stools.
As Succinic Acid 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 Succinic Acid 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 Succinic Acid could have any negative effects on these vulnerable groups. It should be safe to use Succinic Acid in food for newborns and pregnant. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of Succinic Acid for long period in food for newborns or pregnant.
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