What are the important things to look for within a testing and certification programme?

  1. That testing methods accredited to ISO 17025 (an international analytical testing standard)
  2. That accredited methods are used for all of the relevant formulations (liquids, powders, tablets, capsules, bars, etc.)
  3. That testing is performed by a credible WADA-experienced laboratory (with proven capability)
  4. A thorough audit of the manufacturing and supply chain quality systems to ensure the products are manufactured to strict GMP standards.
  5. That the programme is committed to education and training
  6. That the programme is committed to underpinning research in supplements and sport