Sun Chlorella A Tablets and Powder obtained the anti-doping certification.

What athletes these days need is not only record or achievement.
Transparency in conditioning is important for all athletes.
Giving a trained body a break and restoring the balance with safe foods are necessary to maintain performance.

Sun Chlorella A Tablets and Powder obtained the anti-doping certification.

The necessity of anti-doping

Sun Chlorella Corporation has researched and spread our products to support your health more than 50 years. Nowadays, organic and natural foods have attracted attentions, and athletes have a strong interest in these foods due to “doping issue”. Doping issues sometimes occurs at big international games. Intentional doping is unsporting behavior, but sometimes athletes take banned substances unintentionally and lead to doping. We would like all athletes to get themselves into a good condition at ease and aim the best achievement. Sun Chlorella Corporation has obtained “NSF Certified for Sport🄬” and “Informed Choice” to support all athletes.

NSF Certified for Sport

NSF Certified for Sport

NSF International, which is a private, non-profit and third-party organization, was founded in 1944 in Michigan, USA. It is accredited by “American National Standards Institute (ANSI)” and “the Standards Council of Canada (SCC)”. It provides a wide range of testing for the safety of food sanitation and drinking water, so it is highly trusted.
NSF Certified for Sport🄬 (NSF anti-doping certification) helps athletes make safer decisions when choosing sports supplements and aims to minimize the risk of intake of banned substances.

Awareness and Assurance

The American professional sports leagues such as MLB (baseball) and NHL (ice hockey) and the Canadian professional sports league such as CFL (Canadian football) are permitted to provide supplements only certified by NSF Certified for Sport🄬.
Moreover, other professional sports organizations such as NFL (American football), NBA (basketball), PGA (golf) and LPGA (women’s golf) in the U.S. recommend the use of supplements certified by NSF Certified for Sport🄬.

  • It meets the manufacturing control standard conformed to 21CFR.111 which meets the quality requirements in Japan, the U.S. and Europe. (C-GMP)
  • It meets NSF173, which is the quality control standard for dietary supplements and developed in accordance with FDA standard.
  • It uses the banned substances lists including banned substances by WADA (the World Anti-Doping Agency), NFL and MLB.

Process of Analysis and Quality Assurance Control

Process of Analysis and Quality Assurance Control
  1. 1.NSFGMP facility registration・・・Evaluation for suppliers and listed ingredient, which even cover specimen preservation method and standard operating procedures at manufacturing facility.
  2. Audit implementation・・・Evaluation for all manufacturing line with regards to any cross contamination risk for 270+ Athletic banned substances to eradicate any adulteration.
  3. 2.Risk preventive measure for label safety and quality control・・・Implement comprehensive hazard analysis on critical points to evaluate the supplement manufacturing quality assurance.
  4. 3.All lot analysis testing・・・ 270+ ABS (Athletic Banned Substance) testing on manufacturing lot from NSFGMP facility.
  5. 4.Regular sample testing on NSF accredited laboratory・・・Annual sampling test is obligation for all certified manufacture to ensure all product label claims are ensured.
  6. 5.Constant monitoring for certification status・・・Annual audit implementation on facility registration. If there are any changes on operation, evaluation is done on time.
インフォームドチョイス認証

What is Informed Choice?

Informed Choice is the anti-doping certification program established by LGC (Laboratory of Government Chemist) in the U. K. since 2007. LGC tests sports supplements in accordance with the anti-doping regulations established by WADA.
The Informed Choice certification process requires the product analysis, the evaluation of all raw materials in manufacturing factories and the audit of manufacturing facilities.

Awareness and Assurance

Informed Choice is well known in Europe and Japan, and LGC has concluded partnership agreements with a lot of organizations such as Australian Football League and Rugby Football Union in England, Scotland and Wales. Besides, it receives a high evaluation as an objective index for efforts toward anti-doping and the assurance of the quality of raw materials and products.

Process of Analysis and Quality Assurance Control

After a product is certified, an unannounced test is carried out monthly using products purchased from a retail store to prove the products in the market are safer for use. Test results are published on the website, so everyone including athletes and customers is able to browse it.

  • Before certified

    Manufacturing Quality Systems Audit
    GMP(Good Manufacturing Practice) dedicated to anti-doping

    STEP1 Quality review of raw materials and manufacturing process

    Based on our experience and achievement for more than 50 years, all control systems including supplements, raw materials, OEM companies and manufacturing such as packaging are audited.

  • Before certified

    Product analysis
    Certification authority which meets the international analytical standard (ISO 17025) and is dedicated to the analysis of banned substances for supplement

    STEP2 Product analysis

    5 samples are taken from 3 production batches.
    Analytical laboratory which meets the international analytical standard (ISO 17025) tests the contamination of WADA (The World Anti-Doping Agency) banned substances.

  • After certified

    Random sampling analysis
    A sample which is purchased from a market is analyzed monthly. (Or, each lot is analyzed.)
    Information disclosure
    Everyone can check test results on the website.

    STEP3 Random sampling analysis and information disclosure

    After the product is certified, a sample which is purchased from a market is analyzed monthly.

The future of anti-doping

Sun Chlorella does not believe the doping issue is only a problem for a few top athletes. We are worried that the doping issue will happen to us, and everyone who loves sports is under the threat of this issue. In these days, we can purchase conditioning products online which athletes use. It is quite easy for us to get products which are not assured their safety, but the risk of doping is increased. Sun Chlorella would like everyone to maintain their health by themselves at ease. We will continue to offer our products and a healthy life so that everyone can enjoy sports and brighten future of sports.