Nutrition 21 Announces GRAS Affirmation of Nitrosigine®, Bonded Arginine Silicate


PURCHASE, N.Y. October 2, 2014 – Nutrition 21, LLC, a fully owned subsidiary of JDS Therapeutics, LLC, announced today that the company’s newest sports nutrition product, Nitrosigine® bonded arginine silicate, is now GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) affirmed at the level of 1,500 mg per day for use in nutritional bars and beverages. An independent panel of experts approved this level of Nitrosigine® as GRAS after careful review of an extensive dossier of safety data that was compiled by Intertek, a pre-eminent science and regulatory consultant group.

“This newly affirmed GRAS status now enables functional beverage and nutritional bar manufacturers to utilize Nitrosigine® and all of its clinically supported claims. Nitrosigine® is the perfect ingredient to formulate into sports nutrition products to help enhance performance through an entire workout. Fitness-focused consumers who want to get the most out of their training regimen, will appreciate that Nitrosigine® is quickly absorbed by the body, taking effect in 30 minutes and lasting up to three hours,” stated Bill Levi Nutrition 21, LLC, Vice President, Strategy & Business Development.

Read the full press release here – GRAS Affirmation of Nitrosigine

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