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New ingredients included in the Catalogue of Raw Materials for Health Food


Jan 09, 2024

The State Administration of Market Regulation (SAMR), together with the National Health Commission (NHC) and the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, has announced the inclusion of Ginseng, American ginseng and Ganoderma lucidum in the Catalogue of Raw Materials for Health Food.

These raw materials are also described in the current Chinese pharmacopoeia.

Authorized health claims for Ginseng and American ginseng include "contributes to improving immunity and relieving physical fatigue". When registering the product, the applicant may label one or both claims on the product. For Ganoderma lucidum the following claim is allowed: "Contributes to improving immunity".

For further information (in Chinese), click on the Link

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