CFDA finalized the first batch of Health Food Raw Materials Directory - Nutrition Supplement Raw Materials (Vitamins and Minerals) Directory

On 12 January, 2017, China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) finally released the Health Food Raw Materials Directory (the first batch)-Nutrition Supplement Raw Materials Directory (CN version free download). Meanwhile, Directory of Health Function Available to Claim for Health Food (the first batch)- Directory of Health Function for Nutrition Supplement (CN version free download) was also attached in the Notice. It takes about one year for CFDA to finalize and publish the formal Health Food Raw Materials Directory since the first Draft Health Food Raw Materials Directory was released for publish comments on 17 February, 2016 and takes more than half year since the Revised Draft was published on 2 June, 2016. 

China Health Food Raw Materials Directory (the first batch)

Compared with the Revised Draft Health Food Raw Materials Directory, the format and content of Health Food Raw Materials Directory (the first batch) was changed a little, herein taking one Nutrient- Calcium as an example as following:

Name of Raw Material

Daily Intake

Function

Nutrient

Name of the Compound

Standard Basis

Application Scope

Functional component

Suitable Crowds

Min

Max

 

Calcium

Calcium carbonate

GB1886.214

All people

Ca (Calculation in Ca, mg

1-3

120

500

Supply Calcium

Calcium acetate

GB15572

people aged more than 4 years old

4-6

150

700

Calcium Chloride

GB1886.45

All people

7-10

200

800

Calcium citrate

GB17203

All people

11-13

250

1000

Calcium Gluconate

GB15571

All people

Calcium Lactate

GB1886.21

people aged more than 4 years old

14-17

200

800

Calcium monophosphate

GB1886.3

All people

Adult

200

1000

Calcium phosphate monobasic

GB25559

people aged more than 4 years old

pregnant woman

200

800

Calcium phosphates

GB25558

All people

Calcium sulfate

GB1886.6

All people

wet nurse

200

1000

L - calcium lactate

GB25555

All people

Calcium glycerophosphate

Chinese Pharmacopoeia

people aged more than 4 years old 

Directory of Health Function Available to Claim for Health Food (the first batch) 

As the first batch of health function directory is only for nutrition supplement, therefore, for the moment, there is only one health function-supplying vitamin, mineral in the first batch below:

Health Function

Notes

Supplying Vitamin, Mineral

Including supplying: Calcium, magnesium, potassium, manganese, iron, zinc, selenium, copper, vitamin A, vitamin D, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, niacin, folic acid, biotin, choline, vitamin C, vitamin K, pantothenic acid, vitamin E 

With the releasing of these two Directories, health food filing policy will come into force soon. For more information about registering or filing a health food in China, please kindly click here

If you would like to get the English versions of these two Directories, please do not hesitate to contact us at service@cirs-reach.com.


Regulation reference:

http://www.sda.gov.cn/WS01/CL0087/168507.html