More Warnings Show Own-Label Supplement Firms Slow On GMP Uptake
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
Misbranding due to incorrect dosing information on labels also noted in warning letters FDA posts on Jan. 19 to Alkebulan International, Nutraloid Labs, Nutrafill and Perfect Water and Essentials.
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Three supplement GMP warning letters FDA posted on Oct. 25 push the year's total to 26, up from 22 in 2015. The overall total of FDA warnings in the supplement sector so far in 2016 is 60.
Serving amounts such as one-sixteenth of a teaspoon indicated on product labels “cannot be accurately measured using common household measuring tools,” FDA says. NPA, however, suggests the agency gives too little credit to consumers’ measuring skills.
The agency’s Florida district office, in three recent warning letters, says although a firm may contract out certain supplement manufacturing operations, “it cannot, by the same token, contract out its ultimate responsibility to ensure that” its products are not adulterated.