“γ-Oryzanol” (US trademark “ORYZA GAMMAX®”) is officially certified as U.S. FDA GRAS NOTIFICATION! !
Oryza Oil & Fat Chemical Co., Ltd. (Head office : 1 Numata Kitagata-cho Ichinomiya, Aichi pref. President : Hiromichi Murai) that have various achievements in rice oil and health food / cosmetic materials, officially acquired GRAS Notification for our main ingredient “γ-Oryzanol” from the US FDA (Food and Drug Administration) on May 8, 2019.
We have already started its sales promotion in the United States under Self-affirmed GRAS since June 6th , 2018 and it was officially posted on the FDA website this time.
This means ORYZA GAMMAX® is the only γ-oryzanol product in the world that acquired GRAS and can now be applied as general food and beverage ingredients in the United States in addition to for the dietary supplements.
In the United States, DSHEA (Dietal Supplement Health and Education Act) was enacted only in 1994 as a material of the Dietary Supplement under the Dietary Supplement Health Education Act.
The company's gamma-oryzanol has been officially certified as GRAS by the US FDA and can be blended into cereals, nutrition bars, dairy products, sweets and other foods and beverages. Because it is expected as a safe and secure material derived from rice, and as a valuable sustainable material that contributes to people's health, we are actively proposing not only in the US but also in overseas markets outside the US. We plan to accelerate deployment.