Last update: Nov. 24, 2016
Not risky for breastfeeding or infant.
Product that is naturally found in most fruits, especially citrus ones, and which is industrially produced through fermentation of sugar by the fungus Aspergillus niger.
It is used in medical compounds as effervescent, to treat intestinal affections, as antioxidant, as an agent for alkalizing urine and dissolution of urinary tract stones.
In the food industry it is used as additive (E 330) due to its antioxidant, preservative and flavoring properties.
Devoid of toxicity when used at appropriate doses.
We do not have alternatives for Anhydrous Citric Acid since it is relatively safe.
Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it.
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