Upcoming Training Sessions for Dietary Supplement Quality

January 25, 2011

NSF-DBA, a NSF International Co., will host training sessions on dietary supplement quality management starting in February.

NSF-DBA, a NSF International Co., will host training sessions on dietary supplement quality management starting in February. Sessions will be held in Ann Arbor, MI; Salt Lake City, UT; and Oxford, MS. The sessions will help train dietary supplement professionals about regulatory compliance through Good Manufacturing Practices. The course is recommended for those who oversee quality, manufacturing, engineering, regulatory affairs, and research and development.

NSF-DBA instructors will provide real-world case studies of workplace situations, as well as one-on-one interaction. Based on current GMP requirements for manufacturing, packaging, labeling, and holding of dietary supplements, the training course consists of a series of modules offered over a one-year period. Each module features lectures and group exercises on:

  • Standard operating procedures and recordkeeping according to 21 CFR 111

  • FDA inspection readiness

  • Corrective Action (CAPA) management

  • Testing method selection, specification setting, and equipment qualification

  • Stability program development

  • Vendor qualification and audit training

  • Cleaning and control of cross-contamination

  • Process definition and control; facility/utilities design and monitoring

  • Risk assessment and management

  • Internal regulatory requirements for dietary supplements.

For more information, visit www.nsf-dba.com.