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April 2016

FDA Issues Statement on Acacia rigidula Use in Dietary Supplements

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Acacia rigidula has not yet been lawfully identified as a new dietary ingredient. Certain conditions, including a history of use or other evidence of safety establishing that it is reasonably expected to be safe, have not been provided. Therefore, any products marketed as dietary supplements that contain Acacia rigidula are considered adulterated. The FDA has already issued warning letters to six companies marketing products with Acacia rigidula on product labels.

Natural Medicines currently lists 46 Commercial Products containing Acacia rigidula. All 46 products have received the lowest NMBER rating.

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