Kaneka Corporation Of Japan Announces Safety Study Results Of KanekaQ10(TM) On Healthy Subjects

Kaneka Corporation of Japan recently conducted a Safety Assessment of KanekaQ10 on Japanese Healthy Subjects with a double blind, randomized placebo-controlled trial in Japan. Results were published in papers at the Japan Health Medicine Association on November 12, 2005, at the Japanese Society for Medical Use of Functional Foods on December 3, 2005 and will soon appear in the U.S. academic journal, “Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology”.

These results showed that KanekaQ10 in healthy subjects was well tolerated in dosages up to 900mg per day.

This study, undertaken to evaluate the safety of KanekaQ10 on healthy subjects, was the first such study conducted for this purpose. It was performed in the double blind, placebo-controlled design and protocol in order to eliminate the possibility of volunteer psychological effects. A total of eighty-eight (88) male and female healthy adult volunteers were enrolled in this study, with KanekaQ10 in softgel form taken for four (4) weeks at dosages of 300mg, 600 mg, and 900mg per day.

KanekaQ10 is the only CoQ10 produced using yeast fermentation technology and is produced according to Kaneka’s own high standard quality assurance system based on the pharmaceutical GMP. It has been given self-affirmed GRAS status, is free of raw materials originated from animals, is a Non-GMO product and has the Kosher Certificate. Due to these top quality characteristics, KanekaQ10 has consistently received high levels of confidence from dietary supplement and cosmetic manufacturers around the world.

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Kaneka Corporation phone: +81-6-6226-5403
Kaneka Nutrients L.P. phone: +1-281-291-4489
Kaneka Pharma Europe N.V. phone: +32-2-663-0340

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