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ALGINIC ACID

 
Asthma/Respiratory
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Skin Allergies &
Irritation
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Developmental &
Reproductive Toxicity
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Cancer
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Environment
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Top scoring factors: Low concern for general systemic/organ effects; digestive system effects
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Source
This substance is Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) as a food additive by the US Food and Drug Administration
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
low
 
FDA - Priority based Assessment of Food Additive (PAFA) - U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
The Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives reports this substance may have laxative effects.
Only in: Food Scores®
 
some
 
Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA). 1993. Toxicological evaluation of certain food additives and naturally occurring toxicants. WHO Food Additive Series, No. 30, 1993, nos 746-768 on INCHEM.
The Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives reports this substance may cause laxative effects if consumed in large amounts.
Only in: Food Scores®
 
some
 
Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA). 1993. Toxicological evaluation of certain food additives and naturally occurring toxicants. WHO Food Additive Series, No. 30, 1993, nos 746-768 on INCHEM. No. 755.
 
 
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