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GRN No. 862

Substance: Algal oil (40% docosahexaenoic acid) from Schizochytrium sp. strain ONC-T18
Intended Use: Intended for use as an ingredient in baked goods and baking mixes; cereals; cheese products; chewing gum; condiments; confections and frostings; dairy product analogs; fats and oils; frozen dairy products; gelatins and puddings; gravies and sauces; hard candy; jams and jellies; milk products; non-alcoholic beverages; nut products; pastas; plant protein products; processed fruit juices; processed vegetable juices; snack foods; soft candy; soup mixes; sugar substitutes; sweet sauces, toppings, and syrups, and white granulated sugar at levels ranging from 0.25 to 3 percent. Also, for use as an ingredient in preterm and term infant formula at a maximum use level of 0.5% of dietary fat in the finished formula.
Basis: Scientific procedures
Notifier: BASF Corporation
100 Park Avenue
Florham Park, NJ 07932
FDA's Letter: Pending