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BSCG Certified Drug Free® Supplement Certification Process

BSCG Certified Drug Free® Supplement Certification Process

How This Trusted Program Works

 
The BSCG Certified Drug Free® supplement certification process summarized below generally describes how we certify supplement products, raw materials / ingredients, and manufacturing facilities to be free of banned drugs. Some differences exist in the supplement certification process for banned drugs depending on whether we are certifying a finished supplement product, an ingredient, or a manufacturing facility. To see program details, visit the Certified Drug Free® Supplement Certification Programs & Services page.

Contracts and Information Submittal

  • Program agreements and confidentiality agreement.
  • Product label and supplement facts panel.
  • Formula sheet (ingredient list, amounts, suppliers and country of origin).
  • Manufacturing facility information.

Ingredient Evaluation and Toxicology Assessment

  • Are any ingredients banned in sport?
  • Are ingredients legitimate dietary supplement ingredients or new drugs?
  • Are there toxicity concerns?

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 21 C.F.R. 111 – Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) Quality Control Process Review

  • Ingredient specifications, verification process and supplier review.
  • Finished product identity, purity, strength, and composition claims, specifications and associated quality testing.
  • Contaminant testing and frequency.
  • Quality control and batch production records.

Batch Testing for Drugs

  • More than 272 banned substances in sport including those prohibited by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), NFL, MLB, NCAA, NHL, MLS, NBA, PGA, LPGA, NASCAR, ATP, WTA, UFC, the U.S. military, vocational and professional drug testing programs and more.
  • More than 211 prescription and over-the-counter drugs not banned in sport.
  • Optional add-on testing menu for equine and canine certification focused on ~1,300 drugs banned in the racing environment.
  • We require either every finished batch to be tested, or monthly testing, in order to maintain certification.

Product Certification and Use of BSCG Certified Drug Free® Seal

DIETARY SUPPLEMENT TESTING & CERTIFICATION

Supplement Products

Finished products are Certified Drug Free® with annual label claim & contaminant testing.

Raw Materials/Ingredients

Ingredients lots Certified Drug Free® with annual identity and contaminant testing.

Facilities

GMP audit and testing products and ingredients for drugs, identity & contaminants.

BSCG CERTIFIED DRUG FREE®CLIENTS

  • Ajinomoto_200_200
  • horseco_200_200
  • Exfuze
  • arbonne
  • Rain Internationl
  • BSCG Kaged Muscle Logo
  • Muscle-food
  • Millennium
  • pure-mix
  • Nugevity
  • YOR health
  • SPEAR-PERFORMANCE
  • pangea-biomedical
  • LifeVantage_200_200
  • MYOS-RENS TECHNOLOGY INC.
  • Max-International_200_200
  • Herbalife-24
  • BSCG KSM-66
  • Nerium International
  • Onnit
  • M Drive
  • GYV
  • ForeverGreen
  • Bourbon Corporation
  • lifeshotz
  • Vitamin-Science
  • Sanki-Mayor
  • Proanox
  • P2Life
  • Nutra_logo
  • LuRong-Living
  • BSCG Aviclin Logo
  • High-Performance-Nutrition
  • Golf-Smart
  • Gen-Ethix
  • Foods-for-Athletes
  • Exfuze
  • EP-NO
  • EP-NO
  • AminoVITAL
  • Trevo
  • Celergen-U.S
  • BC2Athlete
  • Athletic-Alliance-Sport-Sup
  • Ariix
  • USA-NuLife-logo
  • image11
  • Fitteam