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turmeric root
plant material obtained from the dried roots of the turmeric, curcuma longa l., zingiberaceae

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Name:curcuma longa l. root
FDA internal no.: 977052-44-0
FDA UNII: Search
Category:spices, other natural seasonings and flavorings; coloring agents
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FEMA Number:3085 turmeric root
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm (SATF):977052-44-0 ; TURMERIC (CURCUMA LONGA L.)
FDA Regulation:
Subpart B--Specific Food Labeling Requirements
Sec. 101.22 Foods; labeling of spices, flavorings, colorings and chemical preservatives.

Subpart B--Requirements for Specific Standardized Food Dressings and Flavorings
Sec. 169.140 Mayonnaise.

Subpart B--Requirements for Specific Standardized Food Dressings and Flavorings
Sec. 169.150 Salad dressing.

Subpart A--General Provisions
Sec. 182.10 Spices and other natural seasonings and flavorings.

Subpart A--Foods
Sec. 73.600 Turmeric.
Physical Properties:
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Organoleptic Properties:
Flavor Type: spicy
Taste Description: turmeric
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: skin conditioning
American Botanicals
American Natural & Organic Spices
Turmeric, Available as 100% Certified Organic
Aromatic and Allied Chemicals
Turmeric Powder
Blue Pacific Flavors
Turmeric Powder & Concentrate
Charkit Chemical
Doug Jeffords Company
Turmeric, Ground
Elite Spice
Fuchs North America
Golden Spice
Indo World Trading
Curcuma longa rhizome Powder/Paste
Noble Molecular Research
For experimental / research use only.
Curcuma Longa Rhizome
Plant Lipids
Turmeric fingers / ground
Pride International
Turmeric Powder
Qingdao Dacon Trading
Turmeric Root-tuber
Rung International
Turmeric Colour 5% Powder
Silverline Chemicals
Curcumin Powder (Curcuma longa) Curcumin 93 - 95%
Synthite Industries
Turmeric: Yellow
E-books and Brochures
Turmeric Root
Whole Herb
Safety Information:
Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
Not determined
Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
Safety in Use Information:
spices, other natural seasonings and flavorings; coloring agents
Recommendation for turmeric root usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Use levels for FEMA GRAS flavoring substances on which the FEMA Expert Panel based its judgments that the substances are generally recognized as safe (GRAS).
The Expert Panel also publishes separate extensive reviews of scientific information on all FEMA GRAS flavoring substances and can be found at FEMA Flavor Ingredient Library
publication number: 3
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 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: --
beverages(nonalcoholic): --
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: -760.00000
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: --
fruit ices: --
gelatins / puddings: -0.05000
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: --
imitation dairy: --
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: --
meat products: -200.00000
milk products: --
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: --
snack foods: --
soft candy: --
soups: 30.0000050.00000
sugar substitutes: --
sweet sauces: --
Safety References:
Daily Med:search
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National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
curcuma longa l. root
 curcuma longa l. root
Pubchem (sid):135273803
Other Information:
FDA Substances Added to Food (formerly EAFUS):View
FDA Listing of Food Additive Status:View
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Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
None Found
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
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 plant material obtained from the dried roots of the turmeric, curcuma longa l., zingiberaceae
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 turmeric powder & concentrate
 turmeric root
 turmeric, available as 100% certified organic
 turmeric: yellow


PubMed:A simple and efficient protocol for isolation of high quality functional RNA from different tissues of turmeric (Curcuma longa L.).
PubMed:Discovery of potential anti-infectives against Staphylococcus aureus using a Caenorhabditis elegans infection model.
PubMed:In vitro evaluation of five different herbal extracts as an antimicrobial endodontic irrigant using real time quantitative polymerase chain reaction.
PubMed:Novel curcumin-loaded magnetic nanoparticles for pancreatic cancer treatment.
PubMed:Curcumin, an active constiuent of the ancient medicinal herb Curcuma longa L.: some uses and the establishment and biological basis of medical efficacy.
PubMed:Identification of differentially expressed proteins in curcumin-treated prostate cancer cell lines.
PubMed:Effect on pro-inflammatory and antioxidant genes and bioavailable distribution of whole turmeric vs curcumin: Similar root but different effects.
PubMed:Larvicidal activity of medicinal plant extracts and lignan identified in Phryma leptostachya var. asiatica roots against housefly (Musca domestica L.).
PubMed:Curcuma as a functional food in the control of cancer and inflammation.
PubMed:Molecular cloning and differential expressions of two cDNA encoding Type III polyketide synthase in different tissues of Curcuma longa L.
PubMed:Curcumin ((E,E)-1,7-bis(4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)-1,6-heptadiene-3,5-dione) activates and desensitizes the nociceptor ion channel TRPA1.
PubMed:Whole plant extracts versus single compounds for the treatment of malaria: synergy and positive interactions.
PubMed:Natural anti-inflammatory products and leukotriene inhibitors as complementary therapy for bronchial asthma.
PubMed:Curcumin and its analogues: potential anticancer agents.
PubMed:Phase I dose escalation trial of docetaxel plus curcumin in patients with advanced and metastatic breast cancer.
PubMed:[Effect of different seminal rhizomes on yield and quality of Curcuma longa].
PubMed:Alkaloid and sesquiterpenes from the root tuber of Curcuma longa.
PubMed:[Study on growth and dry substance accumulation of Curcuma longa].
PubMed:[Curcumin in the treatment of prostatic diseases].
PubMed:A curcumin-based 1-week triple therapy for eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection: something to learn from failure?
PubMed:Possible neuroprotective mechanisms of curcumin in attenuating 3-nitropropionic acid-induced neurotoxicity.
PubMed:Curcumin-induced cell cycle arrest and apoptosis in human acute promyelocytic leukemia HL-60 cells via MMP changes and caspase-3 activation.
PubMed:Metabolic profiling of turmeric (Curcuma longa L.) plants derived from in vitro micropropagation and conventional greenhouse cultivation.
PubMed:Quantitative determination of eight components in rhizome (Jianghuang) and tuberous root (Yujin) of Curcuma longa using pressurized liquid extraction and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry.
PubMed:Molecular orbital basis for yellow curry spice curcumin's prevention of Alzheimer's disease.
PubMed:Curcumin: getting back to the roots.
PubMed:In vitro susceptibility of Helicobacter pylori to botanical extracts used traditionally for the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders.
PubMed:[Effects of seeding and sowing methods on the yields of root tubers of Curcuma longa].
PubMed:Authentication of Panax notoginseng by 5S-rRNA spacer domain and random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) analysis.
PubMed:Safety and anti-inflammatory activity of curcumin: a component of tumeric (Curcuma longa).
PubMed:[Study on the effect of Rhizoma Curcuma Longa on gastrin receptor].
PubMed:Phase I clinical trial of curcumin, a chemopreventive agent, in patients with high-risk or pre-malignant lesions.
PubMed:Antifungal potential of some higher plants against Fusarium udum causing wilt disease of Cajanus cajan.
PubMed:Effect of intraduodenal infusion of tocamphyl on pancreatic exocrine secretion and gastrointestinal hormone release in rats.
PubMed:NTP Toxicology and Carcinogenesis Studies of Turmeric Oleoresin (CAS No. 8024-37-1) (Major Component 79%-85% Curcumin, CAS No. 458-37-7) in F344/N Rats and B6C3F1 Mice (Feed Studies).
PubMed:[Growth regularities of yujin (Curcuma longa L.)].
PubMed:Homeostasis as regulated by activated macrophage. II. LPS of plant origin other than wheat flour and their concomitant bacteria.
PubMed:Photokilling of bacteria by the natural dye curcumin.
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