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GRN No. 939

Sunflower lecithin

Intended Use: Intended for use as an emulsifier, dispersing agent, wetting agent and as a release agent at levels not to exceed current good manufacturing practice (cGMP) in food (including as an emulsifying agent in meat and poultry products), and as a dietary source of choline at levels up to 3 g per 100 g in milk-based, non-exempt infant formula for term infants.
Basis: Scientific procedures
Notifier: Sternchemie GmbH & Co. KG
Notifier Address: An der Alster 81
20099 Hamburg
GRAS Notice (releasable information): GRN 939 part 1 (10.2 MB)
  Part 2: GRN 939 part 2 with amendments (18.8 MB)
Date of closure: Mar 3, 2021
FDA's Letter: FDA has no questions (in PDF) (109 kB)