The education provided through joint NPA and UL efforts will provide online and in-person education for NPA members. The new education partnership, which will incorporate NPA’s prestigious regulatory and compliance seminars, web-based education and personalized, on-site training, along with top-notch training modules from EduNeering, the online regulatory training division of UL, is designed to better inform dietary supplement manufacturers, distributors, auditors, retailers and other industry stakeholders on a variety of vital issues via various training platforms. See the initial announcement.
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NPA and UL are also partnering to certify dietary supplement makers are following federal guidelines and regulations – Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) – that are an essential part of the government’s oversight of the industry.
The organizations have developed a co-branded, dietary supplement-specific badge logo program for use in product labeling, such as marketing materials, websites and social media for dietary supplements. The use of both the NPA and UL marks in its co-branded partnership will only be available for companies certified under the NPA GMP standard with audits conducted by UL. More information will be available as the partnership unfolds.