Risk assessment of "other substances" – L-aspartic acid. Opinion of the Panel on Nutrition, Dietetic Products, Novel Food and Allergy of the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety
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Short summary At the request of the Norwegian Food Safety Authority, the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety (VKM) has characterised the risk of specified doses of L-aspartic acid in food supplements. VKM concludes that: In adults (≥18 years), adolescents (14 to < 18 years) and children (10 to < 14 years), the specified doses 3000, 3500, 4000, 4500, 5000 and 5700 mg/day L-aspartic acid in food supplements may represent a risk of adverse health effects.