PISCATAWAY, N.J., January 3, 2006 - Sabinsa Corporation, a manufacturer and supplier of high quality herbal extracts, cosmeceuticals, minerals and specialty fine chemicals, today announced that ForsLean(R), the company's branded and patented Coleus forskohlii extract ingredient used to improve body composition, was certified by NSF International. ForsLean underwent a rigorous toxicology review and purity testing to guarantee it is free of contaminants. Additionally, Sabinsa's facilities were previously audited and found to adhere to NSF's good manufacturing practices standards.
"ForsLean is the most recent of our ingredient offerings to be certified by NSF International," stated Todd Norton, president, Sabinsa Corporation. "In addition to its multiple clinical studies for efficacy, this certification ensures our customers worldwide that ForsLean meets the industry's highest safety standards and is free of any potentially harmful impurities."
ForsLean is an extract derived from Coleus forskohlii roots, and the only known plant source of forskolin, a natural compound that has been shown to increase lean body mass and help optimize body composition through cAMP activation. Sabinsa holds U.S. Patent #5,804,596 and European Patent #98
907 537 9 for the use of forskolin as a weight management and body composition ingredient and manufactures and supplies various extract strengths for use in supplements and products. Other international patents are pending. For more information visit www.forslean.com.
Sabinsa Corporation, founded in 1988, is a manufacturer and supplier of herbal extracts, cosmeceuticals, minerals and specialty fine chemicals. Sabinsa's mission is to provide alternative and complementary natural products for human nutrition and well-being. Over the past nine years, Sabinsa has brought to market more than 50 standardized botanical extracts and privately funded several clinical studies in conjunction with prestigious institutions in support of these products. With more than 100 scientists working full time conducting ongoing research both in India and the United States, Sabinsa continues to develop and patent phytonutrients for the world market. All products intended for human consumption are certified Kosher. For more information visit www.sabinsa.com.
NSF International, a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization, is the world leader in standards development, product certification, education and risk-management for public health and safety. NSF develops national standards, provides learning opportunities through its Center for Public Health Education and provides third-party conformity assessment. NSF also operates the only independent dietary supplement certification program accredited by the American National Standard Institute (ANSI) and the Standards Council of Canada. For more information visit www.nsf.org.
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