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NPA files petition asking FDA to rule NAC as legal ingredient

By Hank Schultz

The Natural Products Association has filed a citizen’s petition asking FDA to acknowledge NAC as a legal dietary ingredient. The molecule, which has been on the market for decades, was ruled last year as violative by the Agency.

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CRN's petition sets 180-day deadline for resolution of NAC issue

By Hank Schultz

The Council for Responsible Nutrition has filed a citizen’s petition with FDA requesting that the Agency reverse its decision that the ingredient NAC is not legal for use in dietary supplements. CRN states that FDA’s ruling on the matter, voiced in warning...

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CRN: ‘This is not the final word on NAC’

By Stephen Daniells

While Amazon moves ahead with removing NAC-containing dietary supplements from its website, the FDA’s Office of Dietary Supplement Programs (ODSP) acknowledges that it is still reviewing the information around the ingredient.

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