Scientific Opinion on the substantiation of health claims related to niacin and energy-yielding metabolism (ID 43, 49, 54), function of the nervous system (ID 44, 53), maintenance of the skin and mucous membranes (ID 45, 48, 50, 52), maintenance of normal LDL-cholesterol, HDL cholesterol and triglyceride concentrations (ID 46), maintenance of bone (ID 50), maintenance of teeth (ID 50), maintenance of hair (ID 50, 2875) and maintenance of nails (ID 50, 2875) pursuant to Article 13(1) of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006


Niacin, energy-yielding metabolism, nervous system, skin, mucous membranes, LDL-cholesterol, HDL-cholesterol, triglycerides, bone, teeth, hair, nails, health claims.
First published in the EFSA Journal
1. Oktober 2009
2. Juli 2009
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25. November 2009. This version replaces the previous one/s.
Opinion of the Scientific Committee/Scientific Panel

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Panel members at the time of adoption
Jean-Louis Bresson, Albert Flynn, Marina Heinonen, Karin Hulshof, Hannu Korhonen, Pagona Lagiou, Martinus Løvik, Rosangela Marchelli, Ambroise Martin, Bevan Moseley, Hildegard Przyrembel, Seppo Salminen, Sean (J.J.) Strain, Stephan Strobel, Inge Tetens, Henk van den Berg, Hendrik van Loveren and Hans Verhagen.
Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies
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EFSA Journal 2009; 7(9):1224 [22 pp.].
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