Published: Thursday, May 22, 2008
The new Good Manufacturing Practice regulations for dietary supplements require that manufacturers with shelf life statements on their labels have appropriate scientific substantiation. However, expiration dates are not required by the rule, and the cGMPs released in June provide little to no guidance as to what qualifies as scientific substantiation. Manufacturers are left wondering whether it is in their best interest to provide a shelf life statement and, if so, what the appropriate testing programs are for substantiating shelf life – a daunting and difficult task for manufacturers and marketers of herbal products.
To help manufacturers and marketers comply with GMPs, the American Herbal Products Association offers an information-packed tele-seminar, "Shelf Life Statements on Dietary Supplement Labels."
You’ll have a chance to gain regulatory, legal and scientific insight from these knowledgeable speakers:
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