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Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives

CALCIUM GLUCONATE
INS: 578
Chemical names: CALCIUM DI-D-GLUCONATE MONOHYDRATE
Functional class: ACIDITY REGULATOR; FIRMING AGENT; SEQUESTRANT; NUTRIENT SUPPLEMENT
Latest evaluation: 1998
ADI: NOT SPECIFIED
Comments: Group ADI for glucono delta-lactone, calcium gluconate, magnesium gluconate, potassium gluconate, and sodium gluconate
Report: TRS 891-JECFA 51/46
Specifications: COMPENDIUM ADDENDUM 6/FNP 52 Add.6/9
Tox monograph: FAS 42-JECFA 51/203
Previous status: 1985, TRS 733-JECFA 29/12, FAS 7/NMRS 54-B-JECFA 18/153 (1974) (COMPENDIUM/293), FAS 5/NMRS 53A-JECFA 17/415 (1973). 0-50 (ALSO INCLUDES THE FREE ACID). FU. R
1974, FAS 7/NMRS 54-B-JECFA 18/153; COMPENDIUM/293. N
1973, NMRS 53/TRS 539-JECFA 17/37, NOT PREPARED, FAS 5/NMRS 53A-JECFA 17/415. ADI NOT LIMITED (SHOULD COMPLY WITH THE LIMITS SET FOR GLUCONIC ACID). NL. O
 
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       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Calcium gluconate (ICSC)
       Calcium gluconate (SIDS)