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GRN No. 1023

Monosodium L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate

Intended Use: Intended for use as a replacement for folic acid as a source of the vitamin folate in the same food categories as listed under 21 CFR 172.345, except for corn masa flour, at a level equivalent on a molar basis to that of folic acid.
Basis: Scientific procedures
Notifier: Merck & Cie
Notifier Address: Im Laternenacker 5
8200 Schaffhausen
GRAS Notice (releasable information): GRN 1023 part 1 (17.9 MB)
  Part 2: GRN 1023 with amendment part 2 (20 MB)
Date of closure: Jan 25, 2022
FDA's Letter: At the notifier's request, FDA ceased to evaluate this notice (in PDF) (85 kB)