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What to Look for in an Independent Testing Lab

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What to Look for in an Independent Testing Lab

Is the lab interested in helping you build a reputable, high-quality supplement? Are they willing to answer your questions in a respectful and timely manner? Do they clearly communicate and stick to established turnaround times? CTLA knows customer satisfaction builds beneficial mutual relationships. CTLA wants to partner with you. We want to help grow your supplement brand.

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Stability Testing

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Stability Testing

Brand owners and contract manufacturers go to great lengths to produce a finished product that meets consumer needs. That same product can then remain on a shelf for a long time. Determining if the product will degrade, and consequently decrease in quality, benefits the consumer and the brand owner. Conducting a Stability Test on your product enables you to establish a “best by”, “use before”, or expiration date. After that date, the quality of the product is no longer guaranteed.

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Benefits of UV-VIS Spectroscopy

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Benefits of UV-VIS Spectroscopy

UV-Vis spectroscopy is a valid stand-alone means to determine and quantify nutrients and other components. In some instances, USP standards specify UV-Vis testing. Further interferences are decreased to improve detection levels when a UV-Vis detector is used with high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) testing.

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Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR)

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Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR)

FTIR testing provides a cost-effective and versatile method for quick confirmation anaylsis. High-quality products start with high-quality ingredients. Build your product's reputation for clean and exceptional content with FTIR testing from CTLA testing services.

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The Benefits of ICP-MS for Dietary Supplements and Food

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The Benefits of ICP-MS for Dietary Supplements and Food

There is nothing more expensive for a company than a recall. Public safety issues cause recalls. When recalls happen, the brand owner eats every cost associated with producing and distributing their product. For fooddietary supplements, and cosmetics, recalls occur when the product contains harmful microorganisms or heavy metals.  

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