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GRN No. 695

Dimethyl ether

Intended Use: For use as an extraction solvent in the processing of various food products, such as marine lipids, egg phospholipids, bacteria-derived lipids, algae-derived lipids, plant lipids, egg proteins, plant proteins, meat proteins, and fruit sugars, which would then serve as ingredients added to food.
Basis: Scientific procedures
Notifier: Callaghan Innovation
Notifier Address: 69 Gracefield Road
Lower Hutt 5040
New Zealand
GRAS Notice (releasable information): GRN 695 (in PDF) (1.8 MB)
Date of closure: Aug 29, 2017
FDA's Letter: At the notifier's request, FDA ceased to evaluate this notice (in PDF) (46 kB)