• NPA Certifies Solasta® Astaxanthin for GMP Manufacturing

    FORT COLLINS, Colo., May 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Solix Algredients, Inc., a supplier of innovative natural algal ingredients for the nutrition and personal care markets, announced today that it has been certified by UL Registrar as meeting the Natural Product Association’s (NPA) requirements for compliance with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) for dietary supplements.

    Solix’s Fort Collins, Colorado facility and its GMP-related documentation have undergone a comprehensive review and audit to verify Solix’s compliance with NPA’s GMP Certification requirements.  The audited facility is used for the manufacture, packaging, and warehousing of Solix’s Solasta® Astaxanthin products.

    “We are dedicated to delivering high-quality natural algal ingredients that meet or exceed the expectations of our global nutritional supplement and personal care customers.  This independent audit ensures that all elements of the manufacturing process have been reviewed to confirm that appropriate procedures and controls are in place to produce products that meet the established specifications for quality.  Gaining NPA’s GMP Certification for the manufacturing of our United States Pharmacopeia (USP) compliant Solasta® Astaxanthin is a significant milestone for Solix and demonstrates our firm commitment to quality.  We intend to build on this platform to bring other innovative natural algal ingredients to market,” said Austin Maguire, Chief Executive Officer.

    NPA is a leader in promoting quality standards for dietary supplements and has developed proactive certification programs for that purpose.  NPA was the first organization to offer a third-party GMP certification program for the manufacturing of dietary supplements and dietary ingredients.  NPA’s GMP Certification program incorporates all of the FDA GMP requirements specific to dietary supplements under section 21 CFR Part 111. 

    About Solasta® Astaxanthin
    Solasta® is a natural astaxanthin extract produced from Haematococcus pluvialis.  Solasta® is an excellent source of astaxanthin for use in dietary supplement and personal care applications.  Solasta® is non-GMO, vegetarian, and extracted in the U.S.A.

    About Solix Algredients, Inc.
    Solix Algredients is a B2B supplier of algae-based, natural ingredients that benefit health-conscious consumers. The company is a recognized leader in algal cultivation and has demonstrated its technology at scale. Solix is applying its algae supply chain experience and expertise to bring Solasta® Astaxanthin and other natural algal ingredients to market. Solix Algredients is headquartered in Fort Collins, Colorado. For more information, visit www.solixalgredients.com.

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