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Quality Assurance

At FutureCeuticals, our facilities are cGMP-compliant, HACCP- (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) compliant, kosher-certified and certified as organic processing plants by QAI (Quality Assurance International) and the State of California.

Our Quality Control programs include:

  • Rigorous vendor approval program
  • Product identity testing
  • Self-inspections
  • Sanitation
  • Pest control
  • Employee training
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Air sampling
  • Bioluminescence
  • Annual audits by British Retail Consortium (BRC)

Our in-house analytical laboratory testing capabilities include the following:

  • FTIR (Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy): Identity and Country of Origin Testing of all raw materials and Identity Testing of finished blends
  • PPSL (Photostimulated Luminescence): Radiation detection testing by PSL photon count level screening
  • HPLC (High-Performance Liquid Chromatography): Qualitative and quantitative phytochemical testing and fingerprint analysis
  • GC/MS (Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry): pesticides, residual solvents, amino acids, fatty acids, some glucosinolates
  • ICP/MS (Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry) and ICP/MS DRC (Dynamic Reactive Cell): Heavy metals testing and nutritional mineral analysis
  • UV Spectrophotometry: Quantitative analysis by light absorption: polyphenols, anthocyanins, OPC, fibers, beta glucans, flavonoids, betalains, carotenoids
  • HPTLC (High-Performance Thin Layer Chromatography): Botanical identification testing