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September 12, 2018

EU Regulation No. 201/2013 - New food product: 1-methylnicotinamide chloride is allowed in food supplements for the adult population

The European Commission has authorized, as a new food product, the use of 1-methylnicotinamide chloride in food supplements for the adult population, excluding women during pregnancy and lactation, according to the concentration therein.

IN DEPTH
The European Commission, with the EU Regulation of 10 August 2018 n. 1123, authorized the placing on the market as a novel food product of 1-methylnicotinamide chloride in food supplements for the adult population, excluding women during pregnancy and lactation.

The Regulation in question will apply from 2 September 2018.

Provisions envisaged by EU Regulation no. 2018/1123

The new EU Regulation provides that 1-methylnicotinamide chloride, can be used in food supplements for the adult population, excluding women during pregnancy and lactation, in a concentration not exceeding 58 mg / day.

Indication to be reported on the label of food supplements

The denomination to be reported on the label of food supplements containing the new food is "1-methylnicotinamide chloride" and must also include the following statement: "This dietary supplement is indicated for adults, excluding women during pregnancy and lactation" .