BioCell Technology Has Received GRAS Approval

Newport Beach, CA —BioCell Technology LLC, which researches, develops, and brands novel dietary ingredients, has received Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) approval by an independent expert panel for its patented, clinically-substantiated ingredient, BioCell Collagen II®.

BioCell Collagen II, which promotes both healthy joint and youthful-looking skin, attained the GRAS status affirmation following rigorous scientific reviews not only on safety and toxicology data but on manufacturing processes according to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) for food.  The independent expert panel, which included toxicologists, concluded that BioCell Collagen II is safe when added into conventional foods and beverages and, therefore, exempt from premarket approval requirements of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FFD&C).

"The GRAS affirmation of BioCell Collagen II represents another positive milestone for the company allowing our safe ingredient to now be incorporated into a range of foods and beverages with value-added health functionality,” says Suhail Ishaq, vice president of BioCell Technology.

About BioCell Collagen II:

BioCell Collagen II is a dietary ingredient for the support of healthy joint function and youthful-looking skin.  It is unique in that it is a naturally-occurring matrix whose three major constituents, collagen type II, chondroitin sulfate, and hyaluronic acid, are reduced to highly-bioavailable, very low molecular weight forms due to its patented hydrolysis process.  Made from articular cartilage, its composition is similar to that of human articular joint cartilage. 

About BioCell Technology:

Founded in 1997, BioCell Technology, LLC is the exclusive supplier of BioCell Collagen II.  BioCell Technology, LLC owns the exclusive rights to market BioCell Collagen II under the United States Patents #6,025,327, 6,323,319, 6,780,841, 7,091,180.  BioCell Collagen II is a branded registered logo that is available for display on its client’s labels to market under their own brand name or formulas.  For more information on BioCell Collagen II, please contact BioCell Technology, LLC at (714) 632-1231, or visit them at www.biocelltechnology.com.