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GRN No. 588

Zeaxanthin from Capsicum annum (paprika)

Intended Use: For use as an ingredient in baked goods and baking mixes, beverages and beverage bases, breakfast cereals, chewing gum, dairy products analogs, fats and oils, frozen dairy desserts and mixes, gravies and sauces, hard candy, milk products, processed fruit and vegetable products, soft candy, and soups and soup mixes at levels ranging from 0.3 to 3 milligrams of zeathanthin per serving.
Basis: Scientific procedures
Notifier: OmniActive Health Technologies Ltd
Notifier Address: Cybertech House, Ground Floor, J B Sawant Marg, Wagle Industrial Estate, Thane (West) 400 604, India
Date of filing: Jul 24, 2015
GRAS Notice (releasable information): GRN 588 (in PDF) (748 kB)
Date of closure: Feb 29, 2016
FDA's Letter: FDA has no questions; some uses may require a color additive listing