The National Sanitation Foundation, known by its acronym NSF, is an independent non-governmental, non-profit organization. Its purpose is to promote public health by supporting organizations and professionals that set the rules in this regard.
The standards and programs of this organization are articulated in national, state and local regulations, in addition to multiple codes that may affect public health. The agency provides one more step on independent public health ratification by complying the stipulated standards and providing review and final acceptance to products and services.
Internationally, it is synonymous with trust, independence, global and technical expertise, and innovation, elements that have driven the success of this certification globally. For all this, both manufacturers and regulators and consumers seek NSF International to develop certification programs and public health standards that help protect both the environment, food, consumer products, among others.
What is the NSF certification?
Being NSF certified means that an independent organization has conducted a thorough review of a product’s manufacturing process, determining that such a product meets specific safety, quality and performance standards. Within the revision provides comprehensive reviews of:
- Formulations or materials
- Analysis and inspection of facilities
To identify the certification of a product, they will carry the certificate mark on their packaging, helping final consumers to make purchasing decisions based on the quality of the product. In addition, the NSF certification is accredited by:
- Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA)
- Standards Council of Canada (SSC)
- American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
- International Accreditation Service (IAS)
Likewise, NSF laboratories are authorized by the standard: ISO / IEC 17025 for analysis and calibration.
What are the NSF certification standards?
NSF International has developed more than 80 US standards, active in the areas of health, public safety, environment, and sustainability. Individually, it develops its own standards by following a public process, ensuring a balanced support among the representatives of the industries, users and consumers, as well as those who work in regulatory bodies and public health.
NSF independently provides security through certification that products meet all standards after:
- Reviews of formulations and toxicology
- Inspections of processes and facilities in situ
- Analysis of products in authorized laboratories
- New inspections and frequent revisions
Carrying an NSF certification generates confidence in its consumers, demonstrating that it complies with national and international standards and regulations, as well as independently verifying the manufacturer’s commitment to the quality and safety of its product in its manufacture.
What is the NSF certification for supplements?
Certifying Food Supplements aims to validate the safety of ingredients and food supplement products, providing safety for both manufacturers and the final consumer through compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), among other authorized certification programs.
The certification provides the guarantee that the supplements do not contain undeclared ingredients, as well as that they do not meet the acceptable levels of contaminants. Complying with the standards required by ANSI. NSF developed the only US standard applied to food supplements (NSF / ANSI 173), with all groups participating in a balanced way.
NSF Certification for Sports Supplements
This certification represents the forefront of NFS, ensuring that sports food supplements are free of more than 200 substances banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency, such as the leagues of each of the sports, including substances such as narcotics, steroids, stimulants, hormones, diuretic and agents that are camouflage of all the previous ones.
The NSF International label under the Certified for Sports program, validates that what is on the label is on the packaging and that it also has the appropriate levels to provide the best nutrition, thus aspiring to meet the growing demands of the athletes, trainers and all people concerned about the substances prohibited in sports supplements.
Herbalife24 NSF® product family
Herbalife 24 products have gone through a rigorous review, to get the the NFS sports certification, in this way, each lot is analyzed for any substance prohibited by amateur and professional sports organizations and associations, such as:
- United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA)
- National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA)
- National Football League (NFL)
Herbalife performs an individual assessment of all ingredients and suppliers to ensure that proper standards are met.Likewise, the entire family of Herbalife products undergo frequent inspection and monitoring, so that they comply with all the requirements that provide stability to the product, as well as, all the ingredients agree with the details on the label of the container.
Herbalife is committed to having athletes, coaches and technicians trust in the quality of their supplements, as well as the Independent Associates, demonstrating that Herbalife24 provides confidence for your nutrition, maintaining the highest quality when reviewed by the control team at a global level, ensuring that all products meet or exceed the strict standards established by Good Manufacturing Practices.
Herbalife24 is a line of nutrition to boost the performance of artists 24 hours a day, thanks to the fact that it is designed to provide nutritional support that is required as an athlete, aiming at the forefront of all standards in the nutrition industry, personalizing their products to cover all daily needs, taking into account all levels of activity and demand of the athlete’s training.