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NSF is transitioning clients from its current GMP registration (NSF/ANSI 173 Section 8) to NSF/ANSI 455 GMP certification to be able to certify facilities to a consensus-based national standard, and to allow manufacturers to reduce their annual audit burden.
We are currently accepting applications for audits for dietary supplements (NSF /ANSI 455-2), and the current dietary supplement GMP registration will be phased out entirely by 2022.
The updates to the NSF/ANSI 173 GMP registration for dietary supplements audits implemented in 2019 were the first step toward this new standard, and incorporated many of the audit requirements of NSF/ANSI 455-2. For manufacturers, the key differences between GMP registration and the NSF/ANSI 455 GMP certification are:
Transition smoothly from NSF/ANSI 173 GMP registration to NSF/ANSI 455-2.
To help you understand this new international standard for Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), NSF has developed resources to simplify your migration process.
If you are a current NSF client, please check the Announcements section of your NSF Connect portal for additional tools.
Roadmap to Certification: We’ve down each section of the standard to make the move to NSF/ANSI 455-2 more straightforward and provide background information about the standard.
FAQ: Our team of experts have answered a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) for your convenience.
NSF/ANSI 455 Process Overview: Offers a clear overview of the process in becoming NSF/ANSI 455-2 certified.
Transition Guide: Contains a full overview of NSF/ANSI 455-2 GMP certification, a comparison chart of the new standard vs. GMP registration, a transition timeline and a detailed comparison table of audit templates.
Information Guide: Contains facts about NSF/ANSI 455-2, key changes from NSF/ANSI173 GMP registration and information about how to prepare for the new standard.
Please check back periodically for additional tools to help you throughout the migration process.