Pacific Rainbow’s Chondroitin Sulfate Manufacturer Achieves USP Certification

CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA, SEPTEMBER 11, 2006—Pacific Rainbow International Inc. (PRI), a leading supplier of nutritional ingredients, today announced its manufacturer has received USP certification from U.S. Pharmacopeia for its chondroitin sulfate sodium (bovine) product. The chondroitin sulfate is manufactured in China by Yantai Dongcheng Biochemicals Co., Ltd., the first manufacturing facility in that country to receive the USP certification for its chondroitin sulfate product line.

According to Herman Zhang, President of PRI, “With USP certification, our customers have the assurance that we’ve met the industry’s highest standards for quality, consistency of ingredients and strength, labeling and product storage. We’re proud to offer a chondroitin sulfate product that can make that claim.”

Yantai Dongcheng Biochemicals produces chondroitin sulfate in a 150,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility that meets GMP and ISO 9002 standards.

The USP certification process includes a review of the Good Manufacturing Practices audit conducted, analytical testing of the proposed product, and a review of manufacturing and quality control documents.
Established in 1995, Pacific Rainbow International Inc. is a leading supplier of Chondroitin Sulfate, and a full line of raw material to the nutraceutical industry.


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