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FDA Issues Final Guidance for Industry on Action Level for Inorganic Arsenic in Infant Rice Cereals


Sep 02, 2020

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued guidance finalizing the 2016 draft guidance for inorganic arsenic in infant rice cereals and identifying the agency’s intended sampling and enforcement approach. The guidance identifies an action level of 100 micrograms per kilogram (µg/kg) or 100 parts per billion (ppb) which protects public health by reducing infants’ dietary exposure to inorganic arsenic and is achievable by industry. The FDA is taking this action because exposure to inorganic arsenic is associated with neurodevelopmental effects.

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