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

Functional class: CONTAMINANT
Latest evaluation: 1988
Tolerable Intake: PMTDI 0.017 mg/kg bw
Comments: Iodine is an essential micronutrient. The nutritional requirement for iodine (under review by WHO) is currently considered to be in the range of 0.10 to 0.14 mg per person per day for adults (see potassium iodate)
Report: TRS 776-JECFA 33/32
Tox monograph: FAS 24-JECFA 33/267
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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Iodine (ICSC)
       Iodine (WHO Food Additives Series 24)
       Iodine (PIM 280)