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Apr 02, 2020

The Polish State Sanitary Inspection (Państwowa Inspekcja Sanitarna) announced additional limits for the use of the vitamins K and E, boron, chromium and Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal. Fluorine and phosphorus when used in food supplements. The limits have been determined by the Polish Food Supplement Panel (Zespół do spraw Suplementów Diety) and all related to the use of food supplements by adults.

In the past year, the Panel has determined limitations and recommendations for all other vitamins as well as the minerals zinc, magnesium, copper and iron. It has also adopted restrictions on the use of a number of other substances, including caffeine, isoflavones and derivates of aloe vera leaves.

The Polish State Sanitary Inspection clarified that the levels and recommended warnings should be considered as a recommendation for food supplement producers and traders. If the Resolution are not met, the Inspection may initiate proceedings to inquire whether safety requirements for food supplements are met.

The Resolution adopted by the Polish Food Supplement Panel can be consulted via the following link

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