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Iron source identification on labeling urged by ISP in comments to FDA.

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

IRON SOURCE IDENTIFICATION ON LABELING URGED BY ISP in May 23 comments on FDA's Oct. 6, 1994 and Feb. 16 proposed rules on the packaging and labeling of iron-containing products. International Specialty Products asked FDA to "require the proper labeling of all iron products to display the exact name of the iron ingredient instead of the equivalent amount of iron present." ISP maintained that "the accumulated evidence of lower toxicity for carbonyl iron products underscores the need to recognize the fundamental differences between iron forms and identify the iron sources."

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