A toxicological assessment of curdlan.


Curdlan was approved for use by the FDA in December 1996 as a formulation aid, processing aid, stabilizer and thickener or texturizer for use in food. It has been evaluated for safety by a series of animal studies and in vitro tests including acute, subchronic and chronic toxicity studies and reproduction and carcinogenicity studies. In addition… (More)


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@article{Spicer1999ATA, title={A toxicological assessment of curdlan.}, author={E J Spicer and E I Goldenthal and Tetsuya Ikeda}, journal={Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association}, year={1999}, volume={37 4}, pages={455-79} }