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NSF Certification Ireland Ltd. Appoints Robyn Meurant Executive Director, Product Review

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 08:08
ANN ARBOR, Mich., U.S. and NEWCASTLE, Co. Limerick, Ireland – NSF Certification Ireland Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of global public health organization NSF International, has appointed Robyn Meurant to the position of Executive Director, Product Review. NSF Certification Ireland Ltd. is applying for In-Vitro Diagnostic Regulation and Medical Device... Read More

NSF International Appoints Frank Pan Managing Director of China Operations

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 10:28
ANN ARBOR, Mich. and SHANGHAI – Global public health organization NSF International has appointed Frank Pan Managing Director of China Operations. Based in Shanghai, Frank Pan is responsible for providing strategic and operational leadership for NSF International’s expanding programs in China, which include testing, auditing, certification, training and, separately, consulting... Read More

Second FOG Prevention Conference Draws Diverse Crowd and Spurs Important Discussion

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 08:23
In February 2018, NSF International hosted its second annual Fat, Oil and Grease (FOG) Prevention Conference, bringing together a range of industry professionals from plumbing inspectors and consultants to engineers and municipal city officials. This topic is important in the wake of FOG masses causing permanent damage to municipal sewer... Read More

NSF Shares Legionella Information on #HCBiz Podcast and at Upcoming Conference

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 11:37
In the last year, more than 6,000 Americans were diagnosed with Legionnaire’s disease, a waterborne disease caused by inhaling small water droplets contaminated with Legionella bacteria. NSF’s Dave Purkiss and water and public health consultant Joseph Cotruvo recently sat down with The #HCBiz Show! to discuss this widespread issue. Purkiss,... Read More

NSF International Certifies Mesopaper™, a New Filtration Medium

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 07:00
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Global public health organization NSF International has certified the first paper drinking water filtration medium that reduces arsenic V (or pentavalent arsenic) and lead to below the action levels set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the World Health Organization (WHO). Mesofilter’s Mesopaper™, which... Read More

The Truth About NSF’s Certified for Sport® Program

Sun, 03/04/2018 - 13:12
Despite the false claims you may have heard about NSF’s Certified for Sport® program, our detection levels are appropriate, our science is sound and we stand by our certification program. One of our competitors is publishing inaccurate, incomplete and misleading information about NSF’s Certified for Sport® program. It’s not the... Read More

Making Pharmaceuticals, 24-25 April, 2018, Coventry, England

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 08:34
NSF International will be exhibiting at Making Pharmaceuticals UK exhibition and conference. The exhibition features companies that are fundamental to every stage of the lifecycle of a pharmaceutical product, and the conference covers the major topics and issues facing the pharmaceutical industry. On 24-25 April 2018, join us at the... Read More

NSF Certified for Sport® Products Pose No Doping Risk to Athletes and Consumers

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 12:13
On February 22, one of NSF International's competitors published an article containing inaccurate information about NSF's Certified for Sport® program. We were quick to clarify the inaccuracies with an open letter that was published on our website. We have since updated that letter for accuracy. Today, in the spirit of... Read More

Banned Substances Are Not Permitted in Products That Are NSF Certified for Sport®

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 17:56
As you may have heard, one of NSF International's competitors published an article containing inaccurate information about NSF's Certified for Sport® program earlier today. We would like to correct several very important points. First and foremost, banned substances are not permitted in products that are NSF Certified for Sport® and... Read More

NSF International Launches DNA Authenticated™ Mark for Dietary Supplement Ingredients

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 06:00
ANN ARBOR, Mich.– For the first time, dietary supplement ingredient suppliers can use an on-label, NSF DNA Authenticated™ mark to verify the identity and purity of raw ingredients. NSF International recently launched its new, independent testing protocol and verification program for raw botanical ingredients used in the dietary supplement industry.... Read More

NSF International Appoints Dave Purkiss Vice President of Global Water Division

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 06:00
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – NSF International, a global public health organization, has appointed Dave Purkiss to the position of Vice President, Global Water Division. In his new role, Purkiss leads NSF International’s global water programs, including certification programs that help ensure the quality and safety of products used in municipal... Read More