Torrance, CA (PressExposure) August 18, 2014 -- Paragon Laboratories has been re-certified by the Natural Products Association (NPA) for meeting a high level of compliance with NPA's standard for Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) of Dietary Supplements. Paragon Laboratories is a nutritional and dietary supplement contract manufacturer specializing in the turn-key manufacture and packaging of tablets, capsules, and powders. Paragon has been in business since 1971, and offers cutting-edge formulation, and production technologies. Paragon Labs achieved NPA certification as verified through comprehensive third-party inspections of its facilities and GMP-related documentation. NPA's GMP standards meet or exceed those standards set by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Find out more at NPAGMP.org.
"Our business philosophy is to use only the best raw materials to produce the highest quality tablet, capsule, and powder supplements possible at competitive prices, and deliver them where and when they are needed", said Jay Kaufman, Paragon Laboratories President. "We take pride in helping our customers anticipate their future supply needs, and in providing top-quality products and excellent customer service."
"NPA is the only association that offers its members access to two of the FDA's top former officials in dietary supplement GMP compliance. NPA is the leader in providing GMP certification and education for the dietary supplement industry since 1999, establishing the industry's first third-party GMP certification program. Paragon's GMP certification extends back to its initial certification in 2001. NPA's GMP program ensures that all elements of the manufacturing process are reviewed to verify GMP compliance and provide a level of assurance that the products manufactured by Paragon Laboratories meet their established specifications for quality, including identity, purity, strength and composition," said Corey J. Hilmas, M.D./Ph.D., senior vice president of scientific and regulatory affairs for NPA.
NPA also offers webinars featuring a wide array of topics, as well as educational seminars throughout the year that have been designed specifically for supplement manufacturers. These courses offer a comprehensive review on how to comply with the FDA's evolving expectations for dietary supplement GMPs and provide a regulatory insider's perspective on all issues pertaining to a GMP inspection. More than 1,000 people from over 600 companies have participated in an NPA GMP education session.
Paragon Laboratories has received an "A" compliance rating following a recent third-party GMP audit, which re-qualifies the company for GMP certification and use of the NPA GMP logo. This company will continue to be listed on NPA's list of GMP-certified companies at NPAinfo.org/GMPCertified.
Paragon Laboratories is dedicated to providing the dietary supplement and sports nutrition industry a platform for launching new products or discovering a cutting-edge, customer-oriented contract manufacturer that has a decades-proven record of reliability, responsibility, open communications and timely delivery of products to our valued customers.
Natural Products Association
The Natural Products Association (NPA) is the trade association representing the entire natural products industry. We advocate for our members who supply, manufacture and sell natural ingredients or products for consumers. The Natural Products Association promotes good manufacturing practices as part of the growth and success of the industry. Founded in 1936, NPA represents over 2,000 members accounting for more than 10,000 locations of retailers, manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors of natural products, including foods, dietary supplements, and health/beauty aids. Visit [http://www.NPAinfo.org].