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GRN No. 356

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 use levels of 0.5 milligrams astaxanthin per serving
Basis: Scientific procedures
Notifier: Algatechnologies Ltd.
Notifier Address: Kibbutz Ketura
Date of filing: Sep 28, 2010
GRAS Notice (releasable information): GRN 356 (in PDF)
Date of closure: Nov 15, 2010
FDA's Letter: At notifier's request, FDA ceased to evaluate the notice