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GRN No. 294

Haematococcus pluvialis extract containing astaxanthin esters

Intended Use: Ingredient in baked goods, beverages, cereals, chewing gum, coffee and tea, dairy product analogs, frozen dairy desserts and mixes, hard candy, milk products, processed fruits and fruit juices, processed vegetables and vegetable juices, and soft candy, at a use level to provide 0.1 milligrams of astaxanthin per serving
Basis: Scientific procedures
Notifier: Fuji Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
Notifier Address: 55 Yokohoonji, Kamiichi
Toyama 930-0397
Date of filing: Jul 10, 2009
GRAS Notice (releasable information): GRN 294 (in PDF)
Date of closure: Jan 6, 2010
FDA's Letter: FDA has no questions; some uses may require a color additive listing
Notes: Some uses may require a color additive listing