Scientific Opinion on the substantiation of health claims related to pantothenic acid and energy-yielding metabolism (ID 56, 59, 60, 64, 171, 172, 208), mental performance (ID 57), maintenance of bone (ID 61), maintenance of teeth (ID 61), maintenance of hair (ID 61), maintenance of skin (ID 61), maintenance of nails (ID 61) and synthesis and metabolism of steroid hormones, vitamin D and some neurotransmitters (ID 181) pursuant to Article 13(1) of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006


Pantothenic acid, energy-yielding metabolism, mental, bone, teeth, hair, skin, nails, steroid hormones, vitamin D, neurotransmitters, health claims.
First published in the EFSA Journal
1 October 2009
2 July 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):1218 [19 pp.].
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