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Chemical Substance - Potassium sorbate

NHPID Name:
Potassium sorbate

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Additional Details

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In oral rehydration products this ingredient is acceptable as a source of Potassium.


Toxicity Restriction

Upper Limit:
25.0

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Acceptable daily intake up to 25 mg/kg body weight daily as the sum of sorbic acid and calcium, potassium and sodium sorbates (expressed as sorbic acid) (JECFA 1973).

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Non-medicinal

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