MONOSODIUM L-GLUTAMATE

General Information


Synonyms: MSG, SODIUM GLUTAMATE
Chemical Names: MONOSODIUM L-GLUTAMATE MONOHYDRATE; GLUTAMIC ACID MONOSODIUM SALT MONOHYDRATE
CAS number: 142-47-2
INS: 621
Functional Class:
  • Food Additives
    • FLAVOUR_ENHANCER

Evaluations


Evaluation year: 1987
ADI: NOT SPECIFIED
Comments: Group ADI for L-glutamic acid and its ammonium, calcium, monosodium, magnesium and potassium salts
Meeting: 31
Specs Code: R
Report: TRS 759-JECFA 31/29
Tox Monograph: FAS 22-JECFA 31/97
Specification: COMPENDIUM ADDENDUM 9/FNP 52 Add.9/192 (METALS LIMITS) (2001). R; FAO JECFA Monographs 1 vol.2/427
Previous Years: 1987, FNP 38-JECFA 31/170. R; COMPENDIUM/997
1973, NMRS 53/TRS 539-JECFA 17/23, FAS 70.40/NMRS 48B-JECFA 14/23 (1970), FAS 5/NMRS 53A-JECFA 17/424. 0-120 (CALCULATED AS GLUTAMIC ACID, ADDITIONAL TO GLUTAMIC ACID INTAKE FROM ALL NON-ADDITIVE DIETARY SOURC