Melatonin content of a supplement product
HPLC-FLD analysis for determining the melatonin content of a solid or liquid (e.g. nasal spray) supplement product.
According to Regulation (EU) No 432/2012, melatonin supplements may be marketed with the following health claims:
"Melatonin contributes to the alleviation of subjective feelings of jet lag." The claim can be used if the product contains at least 0.5 mg of melatonin per portion.
"Melatonin contributes to the reduction of time taken to fall asleep." The claim can be used if the product contains at least 1 mg of melatonin per portion.
- Suitable sample matrices
- Liquid and solid supplements
- Required sample quantity
- One sealed package
- Typical turnaround time
- 2 weeks after receiving the samples
- Available quality systems
- Accredited test method
- Device types