Supply Chain Quality Control

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Swanson Health Products monitor the quality and safety of your product along every part of the supply chain with our in-house laboratories and 3rd-party verification laboratories for your confidence and reassurance with the following measures:

Certifications/Regulations/Registrations

  • Swanson in-house manufacturing facility and in-house laboratory are certified for GMP by NSF
  • Swanson products comply with Prop 65 regulations
  • Swanson is expected to become TGA approved by late 2019/early 2020
  • Swanson has several products registered with Health Canada (42) and several more (38) in the process of being registered

Contract Manufacturers

  • Contract manufactures and partner labs that are used by Swanson are approved through a Supplier Verification Program and a Contract Laboratory Qualification Program

Independent laboratories where external testing takes place

  • Alkemist Labs
  • Alpha Chemical Laboratories
  • Eurofins
  • Covance Laboratories
  • Siliker Labs
  • Sora Laboratories

Certifications held by Swanson contract manufacturers

  • TGA
  • Health Canada
  • QAI Organic
  • Kosher
  • Halal
  • ISO
  • NSF
  • HACCP

In-House Manufacturing Process

  • All raw materials are obtained from approved suppliers and require an acceptable raw material Certificate of Analysis (COA)
  • Applicable testing, including identity testing, is done on all raw materials upon receipt
  • Master Manufacturing Records and Master Batch Records are maintained with all production records for each separate formulation
  • Each specific lot of product is tested and issued a Certificate of Analysis (COA) providing finished product test results, assuring that the product meets its specifications

Product Specifications and Testing

  • Every Swanson product has a controlled specification sheet detailing requirements for ingredients, potency, and testing
  • Every Swanson product is measured against the specification for identity, strength, quality, purity, and potency.
  • Specification sheets outlining purity and identity requirements are set for each raw material used in product manufacturing
  • The most current and appropriate test methods have been determined for the testing of each product, as established by organisations such as USP and AOAC
  • Testing is done to ensure compliance for all microbial, heavy metal, and contaminant limits and also to guarantee the potency and purity of the products’ components

Packaging

  • In-house packaging operations are performed in compliance with FDA regulations and are GMP certified by NSF
  • All products are clearly labeled with lot numbers and manufacture or best by dates

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