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ANVISA authorizes melatonin in food supplements

Brazil

Oct 31, 2021

The Collegiate Board of Directors (DICOL in Spanish) of the National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA in Spanish), unanimously approved the use of the substance melatonin for the formulation of food supplements, intended exclusively for persons over 19 years of age and for a maximum daily consumption of 0.21 mg. Melatonin supplements must contain a warning that the product should not be consumed by pregnant women, nursing mothers, children and persons engaged in activities requiring constant attention.

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