OmniActive’s OmniXan-RS Recieves Self-Affirmed GRAS
Morristown, N.J., April 27th, 2017 – OmniActive’s OmniXan-RS has received self-affirmed GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) notification by an external expert panel who evaluated the ingredient in accordance with stringent US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) safety criteria.
“With the rising interest and science supporting meso-zeaxanthin, OmniXan-RS helps meet a gap for a stand-alone RS-zeaxanthin ingredient in the market,” said Lynda M. Doyle, Sr. VP of Global Marketing, OmniActive. “Like most of the ingredients in our portfolio, we obtained GRAS self-affirmation to further position OmniXan-RS as unique and safe.”
OmniXan-RS 3R, 3’S zeaxanthin is made from premium marigold flower and manufactured under a fully vertically integrated supply chain. OmniXan-RS is part of OmniActive’s comprehensive range of macular carotenoids including Lutemax 2020 Lutein with Enhanced Levels of Zeaxanthin Isomers, Lutemax Free Lutein and Lutein Esters and OmniXan RR-Zeaxanthin from natural paprika.
About OmniActive Health Technologies
OmniActive Health Technologies (www.omniactives.com) offers a range of quality ingredients that are innovative and scientifically validated to address complex challenges for customers in the dietary supplement, food and beverage space using technology-driven, sustainable solutions with application support within a global regulatory framework. OmniActive’s core products include carotenoids, plant extracts and specialty functional ingredients. The company develops IP-protected, science-backed branded ingredients from natural sources using cutting edge technologies. OmniActive leverages international R&D strengths to deploy an array of state of the art manufacturing technologies in extraction, purification, isolation and delivery of nutritional actives. Clinical research geared towards demonstrating efficacy and claim substantiation is the cornerstone of OmniActive’s R&D activities. The company’s centers of excellence are located in North America and India, whereas its cGMP and HACCP system-compliant manufacturing operations are located at multiple FDA inspected sites in India. Whether looking for a new ingredient to add to a finished product, or technology to enhance an existing ingredient, OmniActive delivers unmatched