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Side Effects of Dextrose Monohydrate

03/11/2016 admin

Dextrose Monohydrate, CAS# 5996-10-1, is a common solid form of Glucose, available as WHITE CRYSTALLINE GRANULES. Dextrose Monohydrate is widely used as sweeteners in food and beverage. Dextrose Monohydrate is also widely used in manufacturing of nutritional supplements and energy supplements as glucose source. It is widely accepted as safe food additive in many countries. 


General Side Effects

No significant side effects reported.


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Official Suggested Dosage

ADI: NOT LIMITED (Acceptable Daily Intake)

MTDI: NOT LIMITED (Maximum Tolerable Daily Intake)

Data Source: JECFA Database of WHO


Dextrose Monohydrate is widely known as safe, there is no limit on dosage of intake. There is no proof showing that acquiring Dextrose Monohydrate will do any harm to special groups, including newborns, children, pregnant, and other applicable vulnerable groups. It should be safe to use Dextrose Monohydrate in food and beverages as a food additive without any side effects. However, we still recommend consumers to consult food ingredient experts before using large quantity of Dextrose Monohydrate for long period of time. There may be some side effects in large dosage.


GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) Substances

Yes. Dextrose Monohydrate is on FDA’s GRAS exemption list, it’s widely accepted and used as a safe food ingredient in many countries.


Sources and Related Researches:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Citric_acid https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cdrh/cfdocs/cfcfr/CFRSearch.cfm?fr=184.1033 http://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/citric_acid