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GRN No. 338

L-theanine extracted from tea leaves (Camellia sinensis)

Intended Use: Ingredient in fruit juices and drinks, non-herbal teas, sports beverages, bottled waters, chocolate bars and chews, hard candies, breath mints, and chewing gum at levels up to 250 milligrams per serving
Basis: Scientific procedures
Notifier: Blue California
Notifier Address: 30111 Tomas
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
Date of filing: May 11, 2010
GRAS Notice (releasable information): GRN 338 (in PDF)
Date of closure: Nov 5, 2010
FDA's Letter: FDA has no questions