TGA/Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australian Government’s Department of Health:

Part of the Australian Government Department of Health is the TGA Health Safety Regulation. The Therapeutic Goods Administration regulates goods (medicines, medical devices, etc.) sold in Australia. This department carries out a range of monitoring and assessment activities to ensure the highest quality products. 

Capstone’s Therapeutic Goods Administration Certification shows that Capstone strictly adheres the Australia’s leading authority on therapeutic goods and meets all requirements placed on overseas manufacturers including label claims and overall product quality. The stringent TGA requirements continue to lead the world in the “high bar” to clear for the dietary supplement industry. Learn more here: https://www.tga.gov.au/

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FDA:

Following FDA guidelines allows consumers to have confidence that their product is safe and effective. With testing and strict guidelines, following the FDA for all food and drug manufacturing processes (including nutritional and dietary supplements) ensures the highest quality products from the initial ingredients to manufacturing, and every step along the way to the end user. For more than a century, this federal administration has been helping the public know if food and drugs are safe, high quality, and effective. More at: https://www.fda.gov/

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Health Canada:

Health Canada is a federal institution that is part of Canada’s Health Portfolio. They are focused on improving health for their consumers by certifying only the highest quality products are sold and consumed in Canada. Their aim and guidelines are focused on reducing health risks by reviewing the safety, efficacy, and quality of the drug and other products. For more information, visit: https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada.html

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NSF/National Sanitation Foundation:

 NSF International is focused on providing guidelines for the best public health. An NSF certification allows consumers and clients alike to have confidence in our processes and final products in being the highest quality. NSF International is an independent, accredited organization that has created guidelines for manufacturers, regulators, and consumers to certify products and systems. They provide audits on companies and products for the international market to help protect food, water, consumer products while helping the environment. Products must go through testing and evaluation, along with thorough inspection of the production facility, and continued annual inspection and testing to ensure quality and effectiveness. 

Capstone has a National Sanitation Foundation certification, which holds great credibility as an independent public health and safety organization.  Capstone’s adherence to strict standards and procedures imposed by NSF from product testing and material analysis as well as regular, unannounced plant inspections has proven Capstone’s commitment to our customers and the quality of our product. Read more about NSF certification here: http://www.nsf.org/

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NSF International - Certified for Sport:

 For supplements that are geared toward athletes, there is no other certification that holds as much weight as the NSF International Certified for Sport. This certification gives athletes assurance that these supplements are tested for quality, purity, and safety. They are recommended by many globally-recognized athletic associations, like the NFL, PGA, LPGA, CPSDA, and more. 

Capstone is proud of our facility’s NSF International Certified for Sport status, a certification that goes above and beyond generic quality of product. NSF Sport ensures that what Capstone claims on its labels is free from prohibited substances, masking agents, or unsafe levels of contaminants and provides unadulterated quality of ingredients, starting with raw materials to finished products. Learn more here: https://www.nsfsport.com

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Certified cGMP:

The FDA enforces the high standards of cGMP (Current Good Manufacturing Practice). Following these guidelines allows assurance of supplement products and raw ingredients in identity, strength, quality, and purity. They focus on enforcing excellent management systems, properly obtained quality raw materials, definitive operating guidelines, maintaining reliable testing spaces, and tracking quality deviations. Being certified cGMP means more than testing, but following strict manufacturing guidelines. 

Capstone is pleased to conform to and model current Good Manufacturing Practice certification, letting our customers know that our facility and our products are under the careful scrutiny of the FDA and that quality is built into our product design and manufacturing processes. cGMP helps to ensure that our products are free from pesticides and heavy metals, among other unsafe substances. Learn more here: https://www.fda.gov/food/current-good-manufacturing-practices-cgmps/backgrounder-final-rule-current-good-manufacturing-practices-cgmps-dietary-supplements

Quality Assurance International Certified Organic:

Being QAI certified means that our products support communities and protect the environment with organic processes and foods. This means there was no use of synthetic pesticides, fertilizers, ionizing radiation, and any other method that would be inorganic was used in the systems, processes, or ingredients in the creation of the  final product. Having this certification shows compliance in every step, as well as improves the quality of the product. Read more at: http://www.qai-inc.com/

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NON-GMO Project:

This non-profit organization is focused on its mission, making it the most trusted third-party verification for non-GMO products. They are committed to building up and protecting our non-GMO food supply, including for ingredients used in our products dietary supplements. This means no genetically modified organisms were used in creating the supplement in any way, making it a more natural and safer product for the consumer. Visit: https://www.nongmoproject.org/

Halal:

Products marked as Halal means the product follows Islamic dietary laws. These products are permitted to be eaten by those observing Islamic teachings. Being Halal allows consumers to find the confidence that the product has been approved by an agency, certifying the product is free from a forbidden component or ingredient. 

Capstone’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facility has been cleared by the leading authority for Halal certifications, to manufacture products in strict adherence to regulations and restrictions, with regular inspections that ensure Capstone’s commitment to manufacturing clean and pure goods for these purposes. Learn more here: https://www.isahalal.org/default.aspx

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Kosher:

Being Kosher certified tells consumers the product fulfills Jewish law and sends a message of increased oversight, perceived health benefits, and allergy friendly products. Kosher certification comes from meeting requirements for production equipment and source ingredients. Having a Kosher certification means the whole process, systems, and final products are of the highest quality. 

Capstone’s manufacturing plant and raw ingredients and materials are inspected regularly by the leading authority for Kosher certifications. We are proud to offer this certification to our discerning customers who demand the highest standards for products manufactured in strict adherence to regulations and restrictions. Learn more here: https://scrollk.org/

ISO 14001 Compliant:

ISO 14001:2015 specifies the requirements for an environmental management system that an organization can use to enhance its environmental performance. ISO 14001:2015 is intended for use by an organization seeking to manage its environmental responsibilities in a systematic manner that contributes to the environmental pillar of sustainability.

ISO 14001:2015 helps an organization achieve the intended outcomes of its environmental management system, which provide value for the environment, the organization itself and interested parties. Consistent with the organization's environmental policy, the intended outcomes of an environmental management system include: 1) enhancement of environmental performance; 2) fulfilment of compliance obligations; 3) achievement of environmental objectives. Learn more at: https://www.iso.org/standard/60857.html

ISO 17025 (Coming Soon!):

The quality lab is currently undergoing accreditation of our ICP-MS and Gluten methods under the ISO 17025 umbrella, which documents accuracy, repeatability, and a higher level of scrutiny to our processes of testing and calibration.  Once completed, we are expanding this certification to all of our lab processes. Learn more here:https://www.iso.org/standard/66912.html