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GRN No. 731

Docosahexaenoic acid oil produced in Schizochytrium sp.

Intended Use: For use as an ingredient in term and pre-term infant formula at a maximum level of 0.5% total fat as docosahexaenoic acid and in combination with a safe and suitable source of arachidonic acid. The ratio of DHA to ARA would range from 1:1 to 1:2.
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 731 (in PDF) (454 kB)
Date of closure: Apr 6, 2018
FDA's Letter: FDA has no questions (in PDF) (72 kB)