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Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives

POTASSIUM GLUCONATE
INS: 577
Chemical names: POTASSIUM D-GLUCONATE
Synonyms: POTASSIUM D-GLUCONATE
Functional class: ACIDITY REGULATOR; NUTRIENT SUPPLEMENT; YEAST FOOD
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.6/111
Tox monograph: FAS 42-JECFA 51/203
Previous status: 1985, TRS 733-JECFA 29/12, FNP 12-JECFA 23/94 (1979) (COMPENDIUM/1161), FAS 67.29/NMRS 40A,B,C-JECFA 9/139 (1965; GLUCONIC ACID). 0-50. (ALSO INCLUDES THE FREE ACID; NO RESTRICTIONS PROVIDED THAT THE CONTRIBUTION MADE TO FOOD IS ASSESSED AND CONSIDERED ACCEPTABLE). FU. R
1979, TRS 648-JECFA 23/31, FNP 12-JECFA 23/94 (COMPENDIUM/1161), FAS 67.29/NMRS 40A,B,C-JECFA 9/139 (1965; GLUCONIC ACID). 0-50 (INCLUDED IN THE GROUP ADI FOR GLUCONIC ACID AND BASES). FU. R
1978, FNP 7-JECFA 22/54. N,T
 
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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Potassium gluconate (SIDS)