BOX 2-3
Sample U.S. Supplement Facts Box

Other ingredients: Gelatin, lactose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, FD&C yellow No. 6, propylene glycol, propylparaben, and sodium benzoate.

SOURCE: 21 C.F.R. 101.36, subpart C.

and the serving size must be clearly stated within the box. Nutrients for which there are established DVs must be listed first, followed by a horizontal line that separates these nutrients from nutrients and other ingredients for which there are no DVs (e.g., botanicals).


of two books that serve as references for botanical nomenclature. The current regulation cites by reference Herbs of Commerce (Foster, 1992) and the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature (Tokyo Code) (Grueter et al., 1994). This rule also includes statutory changes in the definition of ginseng and other changes with regard to labeling botanicals. This final rule is effective January 1, 2006, if FDA receives no significant adverse comments during the comment period.

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