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Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives

POTASSIUM CHLORIDE
INS: 508
Chemical names: POTASSIUM CHLORIDE
Synonyms: SYLVINE; SYLVITE
Functional class: SEASONING AGENT; GELLING AGENT; YEAST FOOD
Latest evaluation: 1979
ADI: NOT LIMITED
Comments: Group ADI for hydrochloric acid and its magnesium, potassium and ammonium salts
Report: TRS 648-JECFA 23/31
Specifications: COMPENDIUM ADDENDUM 12/FNP 52 Add. 12/68 (METALS LIMITS) (2004)
Tox monograph: FAS 67.29/NMRS 40A,B,C-JECFA 9/141 (1965; HYDROCHLORIC ACID)
Previous status: 1979, FNP 12-JECFA 23/90; COMPENDIUM/1155. R
1978, FNP 7-JECFA 22/50. R,T
1974, FAS 7/NMRS 54B-JECFA 18/199. N
 
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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Potassium chloride (ICSC)
       Potassium chloride (PIM 430)
       Potassium chloride (SIDS)