Summary of Evaluations Performed by the
Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives

Functional class: CONTAMINANT
Latest evaluation: 1983
Tolerable Intake: PMTDI 0.8 mg/kg bw
Comments: Group PMTDI, applies to iron from all sources except for iron oxides used as colouring agents, supplemental iron taken during pregnancy and lactation, and supplemental iron for specific clinical requirements
Report: TRS 696-JECFA 27/29
Tox monograph: FAS 18-JECFA 27/203
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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Iron (WHO Food Additives Series 18)