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ChromaDex® Signs Agreement with the Association for African Medicinal Plants Standards to Market Botanical Reference Standards and African Herbal Pharmacopoeia Globally

August 30, 2011

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — ChromaDex® Corporation (OTCBB: CDXC), a world leader in phytochemical reference standards, botanical reference materials and contract analytical testing services, has signed an exclusive marketing agreement with the Association for African Medicinal Plants Standards (AAMPS) to sell and market the AAMPS African botanical standards and the African Herbal Pharmacopoeia. The pharmacopoeia provides comprehensive botanical, commercial and phytochemical informational monographs on over fifty of the most important African medicinal plants.

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“At AAMPS, we are truly pleased to have ChromaDex® as our marketing partner. Through the efforts of AAMPS, the African botanical community has come together and produced a remarkable set of monographs. The relationship with ChromaDex® will enable us to spread the word about the exciting properties of these amazing African botanical materials,” said Denzil Phillips, Director, AAMPS.

“ChromaDex® is at the forefront in providing comprehensive libraries of phytochemical and botanical standards. We are committed to providing the dietary supplement industry with the tools needed to support critical regulatory and research activities,” stated Frank Jaksch, CEO and co-founder of ChromaDex®. “This collaboration with AAMPS will provide the industry with access to these important materials referencing African botanicals.”

About the Association for African Medicinal Plants Standards

AAMPS is a non-profit company registered in Mauritius dedicated to the development of quality control and quality assurance standards for African medicinal plants and herbal products.

About ChromaDex®

ChromaDex® is an innovative natural products company that provides proprietary, science-based solutions and ingredients to the dietary supplement, food & beverage, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries. The company has an impressive pipeline of new ingredients, including its pTeroPure® pterostilbene for which it has worldwide, exclusive patent rights. www.ChromaDex.com

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