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May 7, 2021
Demonstrate your commitment to product safety through NSF GMP registration for dietary ingredients or nutritional supplements (China) and NSF/ANSI 455 certification for dietary supplements, cosmetics and over-the-counter (OTC) drugs.
GMP certification and registration provides consumers and retailers with assurance that your product is manufactured utilizing industry best practices.
Benefits of GMP certification or registration include:
With input from industry representatives, public health officials, regulators and consumer-interest groups, NSF facilitated the development of the NSF/ANSI 455 GMP audit standards for dietary supplement, cosmetics, and OTC drug manufacturers and packagers, as well as for warehousing and distribution companies. These standards encompass regulatory requirements, retailer quality requirements and industry best practices and are designed to strengthen safety, quality and trust throughout the supply chain.
The portfolio of GMP standards includes:
GMP certification or registration provides consumers and retailers with assurance that your product is manufactured utilizing industry best practices.
The benefits of GMP certification or registration include:
NSF is accredited by the ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) to provide certification to NSF/ANSI 455 standards. In addition, NSF and GRMA have signed an agreement for NSF to provide NSF/ANSI 455 audits to member suppliers through its GRMA certification program.
NSF has developed these tools to walk you through the certification process.
Companies with GMP certification or registration receive instant eligibility to enter their products into NSF’s product certification program (NSF/ANSI 173, NSF 229 and NSF Certified for Sport®). These benefits extend to contract manufacturers. When your contract manufacturer is GMP compliant, you reduce the time and cost of NSF testing and product certification.
NSF offers GMP registration services for manufacturers and packagers of dietary ingredients and nutritional supplements sold in the Chinese market, as well as for distribution and warehousing companies. The audit is a robust evaluation of a facility’s prerequisite programs, good manufacturing practices (GMPs) and quality management systems (QMS) based on the requirements of regulations and industry best practices.
This easy-to-follow flowchart shows the process for companies to become NSF GMP registered.
Dietary Ingredients: GMP Registration Process
Nutritional Supplements (China): (TBD)
Companies with GMP certification or registration receive instant eligibility for entering their products into NSF's product certification program (NSF/ANSI 173, NSF 229, and NSF Certified for Sport). These benefits extend to contract manufacturers. When your contract manufacturer is GMP compliant, you decrease the time and cost of NSF testing and product certification.
Our global network of auditors and technical staff are committed to helping your facility achieve GMP certification or registration.
May 7, 2021
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