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GRN No. 772

Palmitoylated green tea catechins

Intended Use: For use as an antioxidant in baked goods and baking mixes (biscuits; cookies; crackers; and pizza crust), breakfast cereals (instant and regular hot breakfast cereals; and ready-to-eat breakfast cereals), Cheeses (processed cheese), confections and frostings (frosting, icings, and coatings), dairy product analogs (coffee whiteners), fats and oils (butter; fat-based sauces; margarine and margarine-like spreads; mayonnaise and mayonnaise-type dressings; oils; and salad dressings), grain products and pastas (cereals and granola bars; energy bars, meal replacement bars, and fortified bars; noodle products), herbs, seeds, spices, seasonings, blends, extracts, and flavorings (spices, seasonings, and blends), nut and nut products (nut spreads; processed whole nuts, coated nuts, and mixtures), snack foods, soft candy (chocolate confectionary) at levels ranging from 0.05 to 0.28 percent of the finished product.
Basis: Scientific procedures
Notifier: Kemin Industries, Inc.
Notifier Address: 2100 Maury St.
Des Moines, IA 50317
GRAS Notice (releasable information): GRN 772 (in PDF) (1.8 MB)
Date of closure: Dec 13, 2018
FDA's Letter: FDA has no questions (in PDF) (63 KB)