CeraLOK® Rice Ceramides Receive Health Claim in Canada

The governing body authorized the functional claim “CeraLOK® helps maintain healthy skin hydration.”

IRVINE, Calif., May 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The natural products market has seen a significant increase in beauty-focused dietary supplements in recent years as consumers seek a “beauty from within” solution for healthier skin. As consumers seek to stave off aging, natural ingredients have come to the forefront of skin health management with collagen and ceramides taking the lead.

Gluten Free and Rice Extract by from Japan Oryza group, CeraLOK® is the creme de la creme of phytoceramide offerings in the ingredients market. Rich in glucosyl ceramides, CeraLOK® is backed by statistically significant published human studies supporting potential skin moisturizing and moisturizing claims.

Health Canada has reviewed these studies and the Canadian health authority has authorized the following health claims for CeraLOK® Rice ceramide powder for use in Canada:

  • Helps support skin hydration for the maintenance of healthy skin.

  • Helps maintain healthy skin hydration.

  • Helps support skin health.

The permitted use for these health claims is based on a daily dose of 40 milligrams.

“The Oryza and Anderson Groups are delighted to have Oryza’s decades of effort and research recognized by Health Canada authorities,” said Russ Anderson, president of Anderson Advanced Ingredients. “This label gives even more credibility to the health claims granted by from Japan Ministry of Health a few years ago: Studies indicate that rice-derived glucosyl ceramides help maintain and protect skin’s moisture.

About Oryza Fat & Oil Chemical Co., Ltd.
From humble beginnings as a rice bran oil company in 1939, Oryza has grown into a thriving international B2B company. Based in Aichi, Japanthe company offers over 300 rice, fruit and flower extracts, oils and concentrates, and has further focused on cultivating proprietary ingredients from plants grown natively in Japansuch as cherry blossoms and phytoceramides, making Oryza a world leader in “inner beauty” ingredients.


About Anderson’s Advanced Ingredients
irvine Anderson Advanced Ingredients, based in Anderson, has been providing new, clean label solutions to industry challenges since 1989. Legacy Products Led MoisturLOK® and EnergySMART®the portfolio includes industry leading brands such as FiberSMART®, AllSWEET®, CeraLOK®, CherryPURE® and GuaranaSOL® that continually elevate functional food and nutraceutical brands above the competition.




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