Evaluations of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA)

POTASSIUM FERROCYANIDE

General Information

Synonyms: HEXACYANOFERRATE OF POTASSIUM, YELLOW PRUSSIATE OF POTASH
Chemical Names: POTASSIUM FERROCYANIDE; POTASSIUM HEXACYANOFERRATE (II)
CAS number: 3943-58-3
INS: 536
Functional Class:
  • Food Additives
    • ANTICAKING_AGENT

Evaluations

Evaluation year: 1974
ADI: 0-0.025 mg/kg bw
Comments: Calculated as sodium ferrocyanide
Meeting: 18
Specs Code: S
Report: NMRS 54/TRS 557-JECFA 18/23
Tox Monograph: FAS 6/NMRS 54A-JECFA 18/164
Specification: COMPENDIUM ADDENDUM 9/FNP 52 Add.9/192 (METALS LIMITS) (2001). R; FAO JECFA Monographs 1 vol.2/59
Previous Years: 1990, COMPENDIUM/651
1973, NMRS 53/TRS 539-JECFA 17/16, FNP 4-JECFA 17/77, FAS 5/NMRS 53A-JECFA 17/15. 0-0.025 (TEMPORARY). TE. R
1969, NMRS 46/TRS 445-JECFA 13/18, FAS 70.37/NMRS 46B-JECFA 13/97, FAS 70.36/NMRS 46A-JECFA 13/138. 0-0.00125 (TEMPORARY).