Quality Assurance

Deerland Enzymes boasts two separate quality functions to better serve customers’ needs:

  • Quality Assurance (QA), responsible for all process-based quality initiatives: GMP certification, batch records, document control and regulatory.
  • Quality Control (QC), responsible for all lab-based functions: microbiological testing, assays, identify testing and all other facets of technical support, including R&D.

Quality Certifications

NSF GMP Certified through NSF for Dietary and Sport
NSF is a third party, international Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) certification organization. GMP registration from NSF International verifies that Deerland Enzymes’ facility has the proper methods, equipment, facilities, and controls in place for producing dietary supplement products. The NSF GMPs were developed in accordance with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) 21 CFR part 111 regulation on dietary supplement manufacturing, packaging, and distribution. Utilizing GMP guidelines assists companies in developing and maintaining proper controls in their manufacturing process so that products are processed, manufactured and labeled in a consistent manner, and meet quality standards.
ISO 9001:2015 Certified through SGS
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is globally recognized for its high-quality standards, which cover a wide range of industries and processes that aim to raise the bar for corporate performance and continuous improvement. The ISO 9001:2015 standard is the latest for quality management systems. For a company to achieve this certification, it must show a commitment to excellence in the areas of process organization, quality control, quality assurance, resource management, customer satisfaction, continuous improvement and much more.
ISO/IEC 17025:2005 Certified through ANAB
The ISO 17025:2005 standard specifies the quality management and technical requirements that laboratories must meet in order to demonstrate technical competency and adherence to strict quality measures for testing, data reporting and process control in the laboratory. The scope of Deerland’s accreditation includes the quality control lab’s most frequently performed enzyme assay methods and all of its microbiological release methods.
Star-K Kosher, Star-K
Star-K is recognized globally as the most trusted kosher symbol. The Kosher Certification verifies that Deerland Enzymes’ facility is approved for the manufacture of products that meet strict Kosher requirements.
halal Halal, Islamic Services of America
ISA is the oldest and most respected Halal Certifier in North America. The Halal Certification verifies that Deerland Enzymes’ facility is approved for the manufacture of products that meet strict Halal requirements.
FAMI Feed Additives and Premixtures Quality System (FAMI-QS)
This state-of-the-art quality certification is the only certifiable code specific for specialty feed ingredients and their mixtures, and is awarded only to those companies that exemplify the highest quality standards during production. The FAMI-QS code is designed for international validity, providing a single reference for ensuring the quality and safety of feed additives.
nasc logo100 National Animal Supplement Council
NASC is a non-profit trade organization dedicated to protecting and enhancing the health of companion animals and horses throughout the United States. Its membership includes manufacturers of finished products as well as raw material suppliers, distributors, veterinarians and retailers. NASC’s Preferred Supplier program ensures that suppliers of raw materials meet comprehensive standards for testing and other specifications to ensure its members can buy from trusted companies.

 

Association Memberships

CRN 2 Council For Responsible Nutrition
The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), founded in 1973 and based in Washington, D.C., is the leading trade association representing dietary supplement and functional food manufacturers and ingredient suppliers. CRN members adhere to a strong code of ethics, comply with voluntary recommendations and manufacture dietary supplements to high quality standards under good manufacturing practices.
eta Enzyme Technical Association
The Enzyme Technical Association (ETA) is a trade association of companies that represents manufacturers and marketers of enzyme products in North America, including the United States, Canada and Mexico. The ETA has been in existence since 1970 and has taken an active role in assisting in the development of regulations and policies that affect the enzyme industry. Scott Ravech, CEO of Deerland Enzymes, is the chair of the association’s Dietary Supplements committee.
IPA LOGO FINAL 2color International Probiotics Association
The International Probiotics Association (IPA) is an international organization with members equally divided between industry and academia and its goal is to provide a unique forum for the exchange of research and the latest breakthroughs in probiotic technology and new product development.
chfa Canadian Health Food Association
The Canadian Health Food Association is Canada’s largest trade association dedicated to natural health and organic products. CHFA’s mission is to leading, empowering, and supporting its members to promote the growth and advancement of the organic and natural health products industry.
CSS_LOGO100 Coalition for Supplement Sustainability
CSS is a member-driven trade association of the dietary supplement industry, established to maintain sustainable, independently verifiable and transparent standards across the entire supplement supply chain. Members collaborate to review proposed third-party verification standards across all aspects of the supply chain with the goal of creating a common consensus rooted in application of international best-practices, validated testing and reliable scientific evidence.