How do I get my supplements tested?

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What testing is required for dietary supplements?

Every dietary supplement manufactured should undergo these three important lab and testing stages: raw material testing, finished product testing, and stability testing.

Are nutritional supplements tested?

FDA does not test dietary supplements before they are sold to consumers. Consumers may contact the dietary supplement manufacturer or a commercial laboratory for an analysis of a product’s content.

How do you check the purity of a supplement?

Ask To See Lab Test Reports. A lab test report for a supplement or ingredient may also be called a Certificate of Analysis, but they are better. Lab test results certify that the ingredient is really only that ingredient AND they show the quality. They should be from a REAL, independent, third-party laboratory.

Is GNC certified NSF?

ANN ARBOR, Mich., & PITTSBURGHNSF International and General Nutrition Companies (GNC) announced a collaborative agreement to have the entire GNC branded product line certified by NSF. GNC operates more than 5,300 retail outlets throughout the United States, including 1,360 franchise locations.

What does NSF Certified mean for supplements?

The NSF symbol you see on your multivitamin is promoting their certification by the National Sanitation Foundation (NSF International). A not-for-profit organization, NSF International conducts standard and product certification programs for dietary supplements.

Does the FDA test supplements?

FDA is not authorized to review dietary supplement products for safety and effectiveness before they are marketed. The manufacturers and distributors of dietary supplements are responsible for making sure their products are safe BEFORE they go to market.

What does GMP mean on supplements?

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) final regulation on good manufacturing practices (GMPs) for dietary supplements established stringent requirements for companies involved with the manufacturing, packaging, labeling and holding of dietary supplements.

Is Nature’s Bounty third-party tested?

TESTED TO BE TRUSTED We require that all vitamins & supplements are third-party tested to help ensure they contain the listed dietary ingredients.

Is Nature Made NSF certified?

Only a handful of brands carry the seal. A few of them are Nature Made, Kirkland Signature and TruNature, for example. Another nonprofit group that independently certifies some supplements and their ingredients is NSF International. The group certifies such supplements as fish oil and multivitamins.