NSF and ISO: Validating World-Class Nutrition Manufacturing at Herbalife
Herbalife takes product quality and safety to heart. That’s why the global nutrition company has its products and manufacturing facilities certified by respected third parties who specialize in verifying safety and quality. Through its Seed to Feed program, Herbalife has made significant investment in new laboratories, testing equipment, facilities, ingredients, and scientific talent to meet the rigorous standards set by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and NSF International.
Why is this important?
With ISO accreditation and NSF certification, Members and their customers can be confident that Herbalife® products and facilities meet international standards for product quality, testing and safety. These achievements are only awarded to companies who undergo and pass rigorous facility audits and testing by these independent third parties.
ISO International Standards
ISO International Standard (ISO17025) accreditation means that Herbalife adheres to strict standards for the technical competency of laboratory scientific personnel, the accuracy of testing methods, the validation of equipment and more. The Mark Hughes Laboratory in Torrance, California and the quality control laboratories at Herbalife Innovation & Manufacturing (H.I.M.) in Lake Forest and Winston Salem meet this rigorous, internationally recognized ISO standard.
These labs meet standards relevant to:
- Staff technical expertise
- Validity and appropriateness of test methods
- Traceability of measurements and calibrations to national standards
- Suitability, calibration and maintenance of test equipment
- Testing environment
- Sampling, handling and transportation of test items
- Quality assurance of test and calibration data
NSF GMP and GMP® for Sport Facility Registration
NSF’s Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and GMP for Sport Facility Registration certifies that registered Herbalife facilities manufacture product in accordance with the applicable cGMPs, maintain continual investment in the latest technologies, and use the latest instrumentation to test all Herbalife24™ products made in the United States. In addition to five NSF-compliant contract manufacturing partner facilities in the United States, NSF-certified Herbalife facilities include H.I.M. Lake Forest and H.I.M. Winston-Salem in North Carolina.
NSF Certified for Sport® Product Certification
NSF Certified for Sport® Product Certification program guarantees that certified Herbalife® products are formulated for safety, produced in a current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) compliant environment, meet label claims and are free of substances banned by leading international athletic organizations and leagues. To view a list of certified Herbalife24™ products, visit nsfsport.com.
The NSF Certified for Sport® mark assures that certified Herbalife24™ products:
- Are formulated for safety
- Are produced in a current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) compliant environment
- Meet label claims
- Are tested for substances banned by leading international athletic organizations and leagues