Capsimax capsicum extract obtains self-affirmed GRAS notification

OmniActive’s Capsimax capsicum extract has received self-affirmed GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) notification by an expert panel who evaluated the ingredient in accordance with stringent US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) safety criteria

“As part of OmniActive’s continued dedication in delivering innovative, effective and safe ingredients to the marketplace, we have invested and focused a tremendous amount of our efforts on Capsimax,” said Lynda M. Doyle, Sr VP of Global Marketing, OmniActive.

“Capsimax is a category-creating ingredient. And with new Capsimax science coming out of our robust clinical program, as well gaining GRAS self-affirmation, Capsimax remains a unique ingredient for sports nutrition, weight management and healthy, active lifestyles.”

Award-winning Capsimax capsicum extract delivers effective levels of capsacinoinds without the oral and gastric burning sensation of unprotected red hot peppers.

Capsimax is manufactured using OmniBead Beadlet Technology to encapsulate the beneficial heat of concentrated, highly active natural capsicum in a controlled release coating. Capsacinoids are backed by more than 90 human clinical studies, and Capsimax supports the mobilisation of fats for energy production.

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