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GRN No. 730

Arachidonic-acid rich oil from Mortierella alpina strain LU 166

Intended Use: Ingredient in milk-and soy-based infant formulas. The maximum level for non-exempt term infant formula is 0.75% ARA and for exempt preterm infant formula is 0.40% ARA by weight of total fatty acids in combination with docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) at a ratio ranging from 1:1 to 2:1.
Basis: Scientific procedures
Notifier: Linyi Youkang Biology Co., Ltd.
Notifier Address: Lianbang Road, Economical and Technical Development Area,
Linyi City, Shangdong Province,
GRAS Notice (releasable information): GRN 730 (in PDF) (6.8 MB)
Date of closure: Mar 30, 2018
FDA's Letter: FDA has no questions (in PDF) (77 kB)