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PQQ Powder market access accelerated

Jul 07, 2022

On March 1, 2022, the website of the Department of Food Safety Standards, Monitoring and Evaluation released an announcement on 32 "3 new foods" including Guanshan cherry blossom, including pyrroloquinoline quinone disodium salt, a new food raw material with high voice, PQQ for short. PQQ Powder is the third cofactor found in membrane bound bacterial dehydrogenase after flavin nucleotides (FMN, FAD) and nicotinamide nucleotides (mad, NADP).

As an oxidoreductase cofactor, PQQ not only participates in the oxidation-reduction reaction in vivo, but also has many special biological activities and physiological functions, its efficiency is very outstanding.

PQQ Powder

A small amount of pyrroloquinoline quinone can improve the metabolism and growth function of biological tissues. It plays an important role in improving human immune function, reducing the damage of free radicals to human body, preventing and treating liver injury, regulating various nervous system diseases, preventing and treating Alzheimer's disease, anticancer, promoting the synthesis of growth factors and so on.with the trend of healthy food becoming the mainstream, the health effect of PQQ can not be ignored.

 PQQ Powder market access accelerated

Since the PQQ Research Report entered the authoritative scientific journal Nature in the 1970s, the research on PQQ has never stopped. Until 2008, FDA began to accept the application of PQQ as the raw material of new health food. Its structure adopts a relatively stable disodium salt structure. Since then, the health food with PQQ as the main raw material began to appear on the stage.Subsequently, Japan, the European Union, Canada and other regions have approved PQQ for use in food.

PQQ powder, a new food raw material, also has a surprising access in China.China's application for new food raw materials for PQQ began in March 2021, and the acceptance number is wsxsz (2021) No. 0004.Less than half a year later, on August 17, 2021, the National Food Safety Risk Assessment Center released the public exposure draft of pyrroloquinoline disodium salt as a new food raw material. Until it was officially admitted in March this year, its entire approval cycle was less than a year, which shows the market value of PQQ that can not be underestimated.


In terms of access scope, there are some differences between regions.PQQ powder has obtained gras certification in the United States and can be used as raw materials for energy drinks, sports drinks, electrolyte drinks, bottled water and other foods;In the EU, it is used as a dietary supplement [(EU) 2018/1122], with a limit of 20mg / day; Japan is classified as non drug in the classification of food and drugs.The recommended consumption in China is ≤ 20g / day (pyrroloquinoline quinone disodium salt with a content of 98%), the scope of use and maximum consumption: beverages (40 mg/kg, solid beverages are converted according to the liquid volume after mixing).


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