Agent Name

Manganese citrate

CAS Number

5968-88-7

Formula

C6-H8-O7.Mn

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

1,2,3-Propanetricarboxylic acid, 2-hydroxy-, manganese(3+) salt; Citric acid, manganese(3+) salt (1:1); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Food Additives

Description

White solid; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Used as feed and food additive and dietary supplement; [Hawley]

Comments

Generally regarded as safe (GRAS) for use in foods; Manganese is poorly absorbed after ingestion, and acute toxicity is rare. [HSDB] See "Manganese" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.02 mg/m3, as Mn (respirable fraction), 0.1 mg/m3, as Mn (inhalable fraction)

PEL (OSHA)

Ceiling(OSHA)=5 mg/m3, as Mn

MAK

0.2 mg/m3, as Mn (inhalable fraction), 0.02 mg/m3, as Mn (respirable fraction)

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Parkinson's Syndrome

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