Phycodol™ works
without
exerting any pharmacological, immunological or metabolic action or effects on the human body

Phycodol™ contains a US Food and Drug Administration GRAS (Generally Recognised as Safe) listed alginate. It is also regarded as a safe food ingredient by WHO. Phycodol™ has also been tested and verified as non-toxic and non-irritant based on ISO 10933.

Phycodol™ prevents reflux of stomach contents into the oesophagus without any pharmacological, immunological or metabolic action or effects on the human body. As a result of this non-systemic mode of action, products made with Phycodol™ are certified as a Class IIa medical device* under the Medical Device Directive 93/42/EEC.


* What is a Medical Device?

A medical device is amongst others defined as any article, whether used alone or in combination, intended by the manufacturer to be used for human beings for the purpose of: prevention, monitoring, treatment or alleviation of disease and which achieves its principal intended action in or on the human body, not through any pharmacological, immunological or metabolic means, but which may be assisted in its function by such means.

 

 

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