Cognis Achieves NSF Certification

Cognis Nutrition & Health received good manufacturing practices (GMPs) registration for its Covtiol vitamin E, Vegapure phytosterol, and Tonalin conjugated linoleic acid ingredients, the company announced on August 4. NSF International (Ann Arbor, MI) awarded the certification to Cognis’ production facilities in Kankakee, IL, and Illertissen, Germany, after conducting an intensive plant audit. NSF also will conduct periodic audits in the future.

Cognis Nutrition & Health received good manufacturing practices (GMPs) registration for its Covtiol vitamin E, Vegapure phytosterol, and Tonalin conjugated linoleic acid ingredients, the company announced on August 4.

NSF International (Ann Arbor, MI) awarded the certification to Cognis’ production facilities in Kankakee, IL, and Illertissen, Germany, after conducting an intensive plant audit. NSF also will conduct periodic audits in the future.

“The registration provides an invaluable benefit for our dietary supplement customers,” said David Hessler, quality assurance leader for Cognis Nutrition & Health. “As a world leader in supplying the finest health-enhancing ingredients, Cognis has taken the initiative to complete this rigorous process to ultimately make GMP conformance easier for dietary supplement manufacturers by making sure we’re in compliance so they are as well. As a result of our affirmed compliance, this certification will help our customers eliminate the need for costly and time-consuming plant audits.”