Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Allergies & immunotoxicity
About DICALCIUM PHOSPHATE DIHYDRATE: Dicalcium Phosphate Dihydrate is an inorganic salt.
Function(s): Abrasive; Opacifying Agent; Oral Care Agent
Synoym(s): CALCIUM HYDROGENORTHOPHOSPHATE; CALCIUM MONOHYDROGEN PHOSPHATE DIHYDRATE; CALCIUM PHOSPHATE DIBASIC DIHYDRATE; CALCIUM SALT (1:1) DIHYDRATE PHOSPHORIC ACID; DIBASIC CALCIUM PHOSPHATE; DIHYDRATE PHOSPHORIC ACID, CALCIUM SALT (1:1) ; PHOSPHORIC ACID, CALCIUM SALT (1:1) , DIHYDRATE
|379 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical see search results ->||NLM PubMed|
Multiple, additive exposure sources
|Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in food||FDA Food Additive Status|
|FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) 2006. Food Additive Status List. Downloaded from http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/%7Edms/opa-appa.html, Oct 16, 2006.|
|NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov. |
Products Containing the Ingredient
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