Scientific Opinion on the substantiation of health claims related to iodine and thyroid function and production of thyroid hormones (ID 274), energy-yielding metabolism (ID 274), maintenance of vision (ID 356), maintenance of hair (ID 370), maintenance of nails (ID 370), and maintenance of skin (ID 370) pursuant to Article 13(1) of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006

Iodine, thyroid function, thyroid gland, thyroid hormones, 3,5,3'-triiodothyronine, T3, 3,5,3',5'-tetraiodothyronine, thyroxine, T4, energy yielding metabolism, vision, hair, nails, skin
First published in the EFSA Journal
1 October 2009
2 July 2009
Last Updated
27 November 2009. This version replaces the previous one/s.
Scientific Opinion


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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):1214
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European Commission