PISCATAWAY, NJ, January 31, 2005 - Sabinsa Corporation, a manufacturer and supplier of high quality herbal extracts, cosmeceuticals, minerals and specialty fine chemicals, today announced that it has received certification from NSF International for several of its ingredients including: Gugulipid® 40 mesh 2.5 percent extract; Curcumin C3 Complex®; Tribulus terrestris 20 percent extract; Indole-3-Carbinol; and Triphala Extract. Ingredients certified by NSF undergo rigorous toxicology review and purity testing to guarantee they are free of contaminants and Sabinsa's facilities have been audited to ensure adherence to NSF¹s good manufacturing practices standards.
"As the FDA continues to tighten regulations surrounding dietary supplement ingredients, we felt it important to take a proactive stance and work directly with an independent third-party, and in cooperation with our customers, to ensure our ingredients comply to the highest industry safety standards," stated Todd Norton, president, Sabinsa Corporation. "We voluntarily submitted these products for NSF certification and our manufacturers can be assured that they are free of any impurities and contaminants that may be potentially harmful to consumers."
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 thirty standardized botanical extracts and privately funded several clinical studies in conjunction with prestigious institutions in support of these products. With more than thirty 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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