(ANN ARBOR, MI USA) - NSF International (www.nsf.org), The Public Health and Safety Company(tm), announces certification of Gel-Tec's Q-Gel® dietary supplement product line. Gel-Tec® is a Division of Tishcon Corporation. This certification verifies that the product line meets label and safety claims and includes the following brands: Q-GelÒ, Q-GelÒ Forte, Q-Gel® Ultra and Q-Gel® Mega dietary supplements.
The NSF Program is the only dietary supplement certification program accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). The Program provides ingredient verification, formulation review, contaminant testing, safety evaluations, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) plant audits and ongoing monitoring to ensure continued conformance with NSF American National Standard 173-Dietary Supplements, the only American National Standard for dietary supplements.
"We are pleased to be certified by NSF in their quality Certification Program and look forward to adding other products to the list in the very near future," said Raj Chopra, President, CEO, Tishcon Corp.
To date, the NSF Program has awarded 219 product certifications making it the fastest growing and most rigorous certification program among the dietary supplements industry.
"The goal of the NSF Dietary Supplement Program is to address consumer uncertainty regarding dietary supplements," said Kathleen Pompliano, Manager, Dietary Supplements Program. "This Certification enforces Gel-Tec's dedication to providing safe, quality supplements, and the NSF Mark on their product labels will help consumers recognize the safety and quality associated with their products."
Consumers that purchase products with the NSF Mark on their label will be assured that those products meet the requirements of the most stringent product testing program available. Certified products also appear on the NSF Consumer Web site, a Web site that provides consumers important information regarding the safety, regulation and purchase of dietary supplements (www.nsfconsumer.org).
Headquartered inWestbury, NY, Tishcon Corporation was established in 1977 by Raj K. Chopra, Vipin Patel and others (www.tishcon.com). Tishcon is a company dedicated to maintaining the quality of its products and the satisfaction of its customers. Tishcon is one of very few manufacturers of vitamin and health products that manufactures 100% in-house.
NSF International, a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization, is the leading global provider of public health and safety risk management solutions in the areas of food, water, indoor air and the environment. NSF provides product certification and safety audits for the food and water industries. Other services include management systems registrations delivered through NSF International Strategic Registrations, Ltd. and education through the NSF Center for Public Health Education. Founded in 1944, NSF is headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan and serves companies in 80 countries.
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