Scientific Opinion on the substantiation of health claims related to sugar-free chewing gum sweetened with xylitol and plaque acid neutralisation (ID 485), maintenance of tooth mineralisation (ID 486, 562, 1181), reduction of dental plaque (ID 485, 3085), and defence against pathogens in the middle ear (ID 561, 1180) pursuant to Article 13(1) of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006

Xylitol, chewing gum, plaque acid, tooth mineralisation, dental plaque, pathogens, ear, health claims
First published in the EFSA Journal
30. Juni 2011
25. März 2011
Scientific Opinion

No abstract available

Panel members at the time of adoption
Carlo Agostoni, Jean-Louis Bresson, Susan Fairweather-Tait, Albert Flynn, Ines Golly, Hannu Korhonen, Pagona Lagiou, Martinus Løvik, Rosangela Marchelli, Ambroise Martin, Bevan Moseley, Monika Neuhäuser-Berthold, Hildegard Przyrembel, Seppo Salminen, Yolanda Sanz, Sean (J.J.) Strain, Stephan Strobel, Inge Tetens, Daniel Tomé, Hendrik van Loveren and Hans Verhagen
Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies
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EFSA Journal 2011;9(6):2266 [20 pp.].
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European Commission