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Read across to malic acid is considered valid as metabolism of fumaric acid to malic acid is a key part of the Krebbs Cycle

Short description of key information:
Malic acid and fumaric acid accur naturally in many foods and synthetic forms of these acids are considered suitable as food additives.

Endpoint Conclusion: No adverse effect observed (negative)

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