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Drugs and Health Products

Purpose Information

Code:
FLAV

Name:
Flavour Enhancer

Routes Of Administration:

Comment:
Substances used to impart a pleasant flavour to a health product that is put in or on the mouth, such as those with oral, buccal or dental routes of administration, or topical in such products as lipsticks and lip balm. Includes substances used to modify the original flavour of a preparation e.g. by masking the flavour of the medicinal ingredient. Among the substances with flavour enhancer purpose are spices, seasonings, essential oils, oleoresins, extracts, fruit and vegetable purees and juices, and artificial flavour chemicals.