1-MNA is a physiological substance of vitamin origin, which also occurs in natural sources. Studies demonstrate that 1-MNA is safe and is well tolerated by humans.

Safety of 1-MNA has been assessed in detail by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).  Scientific evaluation showed that 1-MNA is safe to use1.

  1. EFSA NDA Panel (EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies), Turck D et all., Scientific Opinion, Safety of 1-methylnicotinamide chloride (1-MNA) as a novel food pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 258/97. EFSA Journal 2017;15(10): 5001.

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