Cyanotech Corporation (Nasdaq Capital Market: CYAN), a world leader in microalgae-based, high-value nutrition and health products, announced it has been re-certified by the Natural Products Association's (NPA) Good Manufacturing Practices program. The Company was first awarded certification in September 2007.
NPA is a third-party organization that conducts audit inspections to help ensure that natural products manufacturers comply with FDA regulatory requirements for Dietary Supplement GMPs.
"Throughout our 25-year history, Cyanotech has been known for quality, purity and innovative manufacturing processes. Our Hawaiian Spirulina Pacifica(R) and natural Astaxanthin are both acknowledged worldwide as category leaders, offering superior nutritional content completely free of impurities and fillers," said Andrew H. Jacobson, President and CEO. "The certification of our processes and procedures as Good Manufacturing Practices serves to validate this recognition."
Cyanotech was also the first microalgae company in the world to obtain ISO 9001:2000 certification.
About Cyanotech -- Cyanotech Corporation, a world leader in microalgae technology, produces BioAstin(R) Natural Astaxanthin and Hawaiian Spirulina Pacifica(R)--all natural, functional nutrients that leverage our experience and reputation for quality, building nutritional brands which promote health and well-being. Cyanotech's Spirulina products offer complete nutrition, and augment energy and immune response. They are FDA reviewed and accepted as Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) for use in food products. BioAstin's superior antioxidant activity and ability to support and maintain a natural anti-inflammatory response enhance skin, muscle and joint health. All Cyanotech products are produced from microalgae grown at its 90-acre facility in Kona, Hawaii using patented and proprietary technology. Cyanotech distributes to nutritional supplement, nutraceutical and cosmeceutical manufacturers and marketers in more than 40 countries worldwide. Cyanotech was the first microalgae company in the world to obtain quality management standards ISO 9001:2000 certification and is GMP-certified by the Natural Products Association(TM). Visit www.cyanotech.com for more information.