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SUPPLEMENTS COULD CONTAIN A BANNED SUBSTANCE

The Informed brands are comprised of global testing, quality assurance and certification programs designed to make supplements safer for use. Backed by LGC Science’s over 55 years of world-class anti-doping experience, our family of programs were developed in support of LGC’s mission of “Science for a Safer World”.

WE TEST. YOU TRUST.

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TAKE THE NEXT STEP IN QUALITY ASSURANCE

The Informed brands minimize the risk of contamination with banned and unsafe substances within supplements, ingredients and manufacturing facilities. Backed by LGC Science’s over 55 years of world-class anti-doping experience, our family of brands tests over 20,000 samples per year. 

WE TEST. YOU TRUST. 

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SPORT

Every batch pre-release banned substance
supplement testing program for finished products.

Informed Sport is a global independent supplement testing and certification program designed to test supplements for elite athletes and drug tested personnel. It is the only global certification program that tests every single batch of a product before it’s released to market. When an athlete sees the Informed Sport quality mark, they can know it has been tested to the highest of standards. With Informed Sport, you can be confident your reputation is in safe hands.

Informed Sport. Why Risk it?
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CHOICE

Monthly retail monitoring banned substance testing
program for finished sports nutrition products.

Through our monthly retail monitoring and independent supplement testing program, alongside our third-party oversight of manufacturing facilities and processes, we help reduce the risk of banned substances and impurities entering nutrition products. This not only ensures these products have been manufactured to recognized international standards, it also limits the likelihood of taking banned and unsafe substances. 

Informed Choice. Cleaner products, Clearer Conscience.
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PROTEIN

Providing assurance that the protein label claim matches the product's contents.

More people are using protein supplements to enhance athletic performance, improve their physical fitness, and their overall health and wellness, than ever before. Providing assurance that the protein label claim matches the contents in the product helps ensure products meet these quality standards consumers demand.

Informed Protein. Analyzed, verified, certified.

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INGREDIENT

Banned substance testing program for ingredients and raw
materials intended for sports nutrition products.

The Informed Ingredient program was developed to minimize the risk of banned substance contamination with ingredients and raw materials intended for the sports nutrition industry. Informed Ingredient allows sports nutrition ingredient manufacturers to communicate to their customers, the finished product brands, that their ingredient has been regularly tested for the presence of a wide range of substances prohibited in sport and is safer to include in their product.

Quality products begin with an Informed Ingredient.

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MANUFACTURER

Banned substance testing and quality assurance certification for facilities that manufacture and supply sports nutrition products and ingredients. 

The Informed Manufacturer program was developed to help minimize the risk of banned substance contamination within facilities that manufacture and supply sports nutrition products and ingredients. Certification allows third-party manufacturers to clearly communicate to their customers, the sports supplements brands, that their facility meets high quality control standards and has been assessed to minimize the risk of contamination with banned substances.

Take the next step in quality assurance with Informed Manufacturer.

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