Agent Name

Calcium bicarbonate

CAS Number

3983-19-5

Formula

C-H2-O3.1/2Ca

Major Category

Mineral Dusts

Synonyms

Calcium hydrogen carbonate; Carbonic acid, calcium salt (2:1); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Mineral Dusts

Sources/Uses

Used as surface colorant, anti-caking agent, and stabilizer for foods; [JECFA]

Comments

No ADI allocated; [JECFA] See "Sodium bicarbonate."

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