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GRN No. 554

Synthetic amorphous silica

Intended Use: For use as a multi-functional direct ingredient in a broad range of food categories at levels not to exceed 2% of the finished food. Also intended for use as an indirect ingredient in the manufacture of adhesives; coatings; defoaming agents; greases and lubricants; paper and paperboard; and polymers that are used as components of food-packaging material.
Basis: Scientific procedures
Notifier: Evonik Corporation
Notifier Address: 299 Jefferson Road, Parsippany, New Jersey 07054
Date of filing: Dec 23, 2014
GRAS Notice (releasable information): GRN 554 (in PDF) (563 kB)
Date of closure: May 14, 2015
FDA's Letter: FDA has no questions