Backed by more than 50 years of in-depth industry experience and expertise, UL testing helps customers in the dietary supplement industry meet evolving consumer and regulatory demands for purity, potency and quality in markets around the world.
UL uses recognized test methods to help products meet global standards, including U.S., Japanese and European pharmacopeia, and the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 (DSHEA).
Dietary supplement testing services include:
UL is a trusted leader in developing industry test methods and standards. We are uniquely positioned to help customers in the dietary supplement industry with established and effective quality assurance programs.
Our testing programs can be customized for the unique regulatory requirements and market needs of our customers. Through independent audits, we help ensure supply chain integrity and the quality working conditions of our customers’ labor force around the world.
By testing to the highest standards with UL, customers and their consumers can be more confident in the quality, safety and performance of dietary supplement products. With three out of four consumers recognizing the UL brand as a symbol of integrity and quality, the UL Verified Mark offers a way to differentiate products on the shelf.
For more information on UL Dietary Supplement Testing, please contact us at 1.847.664.2642.
|UL 969||Standard for Marking and Labeling Systems|
|Association of Analytical Chemists (AOAC)||Standardized chemical analysis methods designed to increase confidence in results of chemical and microbiologic analyses|
|American Chemical Society (ACS)||Committee on Analytical Reagents sets the specifications for most chemicals used in analytical testing|
|American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM International)||Voluntary consensus standards used to improve product quality, enhance safety, and facilitate market access and trade|
|American Spice Trade Association (ASTA)||Industry standards for analytical testing of spices|
|American Oil Chemists' Society (AOCS)||Official methods and recommended practices for analyzing commercial fats and oils|
|British Pharmacopoeia||Authoritative official standards for pharmaceutical substances and medicinal products in the UK|
|European Pharmacopoeia||Harmonizes specifications for medicinal substances of general interest to the population of Europe, and drafts specifications for the growing number of new medicinal substances appearing on the market|
|Food Chemicals Codex (FCC)||Compendium of internationally recognized standards for determining the purity and quality of food ingredients|
|Japanese Pharmacopoeia||Defines the standards for specifications as well as the methods of testing to ensure overall quality of all drugs in principle; plays a role in clarifying the criteria for quality assurance of drugs that are recognized to be essential for public health and medical treatment in Japan|
|U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention||Standards for the identity, strength, quality and purity of medicines, food ingredients and dietary supplements manufactured, distributed and consumed worldwide; enforceable in the United States by the Food and Drug Administration, and developed and relied upon in more than 140 countries|