January 7, 2011

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BioAstin Astaxanthin Now GRAS

KAILUA KONA, HawaiiCyanotech Corp. (NASDAQ: CYAN) announced its BioAstin® Natural Astaxanthin has been self-affirmed GRAS (generally recognized as safe) after review by an independent expert panel assembled by GRAS Associates LLC. Cyanotech has submitted notification with FDA of the GRAS affirmation.

Cyanotech is pleased to have BioAstin self-affirmed with GRAS status, which will allow manufacturers to use it in a variety of functional food and beverage products," said Gerald R. Cysewski, Ph.D., Cyanotechs founder and chief scientific officer. GRAS status for BioAstin comes at an opportune time as we have completed extensive research that has led to increased yields and production capacity. Our increased capacity puts Cyanotech in a unique position as the industrys most consistent and long-term supplier of natural astaxanthin."

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