• Child claim: Essential fatty acids are required for normal growth and development of children. This claim is laid down in Regulation No. 376/2010. Condition: Information to consumers that the beneficial effect is obtained on a daily intake of 2 grams of ALA and a daily intake of 10 grams of linoleic acid.

• Child claim: DHA intake contributes to normal visual development of infants up to the age of 12 months. This claim is laid down in Regulation No. 440/2011. Condition: Information to consumers that the beneficial effect is obtained at a DI * of 100 mg DHA.

When the claim is used for follow-on formulas, the fat should contain 0.3% DHA.


• Child claim: The intake of DHA by the mother contributes to the normal development of the eyes in the fetus and in infants who are breastfeeding. This claim is laid down in Regulation No. 440/2011. Condition: Information to pregnant and breastfeeding women that the beneficial effect is obtained from a 200 mg DHA DI on top of the ADI * for adult omega-3 fatty acids (250 mg DHA and EPA). The claim may only be used for foods that provide a DI of at least 200 mg DHA.

• Child claim: The intake of DHA by the mother contributes to the normal development of the brain in the fetus and in infants who receive breastfeeding. This claim is laid down in Regulation No. 440/2011. Information to pregnant and breastfeeding women that the beneficial effect is obtained from a 200 mg DHA DI on top of the ADI * for adult omega-3 fatty acids (250 mg DHA and EPA). The claim may only be used for foods that provide a DI of at least 200 mg DHA.