Businesses, regulators and consumers look to NSF for the development of public health standards and services that help protect the world’s food, water, consumer products and environment.
Since 1944, NSF has stood at the forefront of global efforts to improve human and planet health. As an independent, internationally recognized organization, we play a pivotal role in the development of robust public health standards. Comprising a dedicated standards team and a team of service professionals, we employ a multi-faceted approach. NSF engages in the rigorous testing, auditing, and certification of an array of products and services. The NSF mark serves as an emblem of assurance, signifying to consumers, retailers, and regulatory bodies that our certified products meet or exceed requisite standards.
Our world-renowned staff of auditors, engineers, microbiologists, toxicologists, chemists, and public health experts provides services in 180 countries across all major industries. Our ISO/IEC 17025-accredited, state-of-the-art global laboratories offer a wide range of testing, certification, and technical services as well as human health risk assessments. Additionally, NSF is a World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center on Food Safety, Water Quality and Medical Device Safety.